Vladimir Nesterenko – “Organology”

 

Musical analogues: Larry Goldings, Bill Stewart, Larry Young, Keith Emerson

Album genres: post-bop, contemporary, organ trio, mainstream, fusion

Written and arranged (except 9 and 10) by Vladimir Nesterenko

Record participants: Vladimir Nesterenko – organ, melodica (3); Maxim Shibin – guitar; Alexander Zinger – drums; Sergey Bakulin – saxophone (8, 9)

Recorded in 2012 / Released in 2012

Catalogue number: AB-CD-09-2012-024

Barcode: 1977721673228

1 CD

Languages o the booklet: Russian, English

Publishing House: OOO “ArtBeat”, 127051, Moscow, Trubnaya st., 32, building 4

Sales Department: + 7.903.2090450
The album is the first in the Soviet-Russian history album in the format of the classical jazz organ trio (the organ, the guitar and the drums with the participation of the tenor-saxophone). The music of the disc combines all the richness of timbre colors of such ensemble and wide stylistic palette: from chamber jazz playing (“Met, Chatted”, “Where the Grass is Greener”) through post-bop mainstream (“Organology”, “Independence Day”) to a practically hard rock pieces (“Two More Beers”, “Study Hard, My Son…” (alt.take)). Besides the author’s material, the disc includes also two pieces of The Beatles thought over in their arrangements. Beatles’ fans will be surprised!

Album review

The evaluation of the new work by Vladimir Nesterenko is absolutely impossible without considering the instruments used to fulfill it. The electronic organ is quite usual in jazz, but on the modern scene it more and more becomes a rarity - not least because the keyboardists of the “wide profile” use only one of its possible timbres. Switching from one sounding to another on the modern keyboard systems one cannot feel a true organist (especially for the reason that...

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