About the album
John Abercrombie unveils a band comprised of old friends, and increases the improvisational quotient in his new music on "Cat´n´Mouse", which extends the experimental spirit of the "Open Land" session. This time, the emphasis is placed on string sounds, and the interaction of Abercrombie's guitar, Mark Feldman's violin, and Marc Johnson's double-bass. Drummer Joey Baron adds drive and an edgy intensity to the music.
And the Edison nominees are...
On Tuesday 21st of October Stichting Edison announced the Classical Edison nominations. We are delighted with the nominations for Challenge Classics. In the catagory chamber music and the opera: - Goeyvaerts String Trio (Pärt, Moody – Stabat Matar, Simeron)- CC 72616 - De Nationale Opera o.l.v. Marc Albrecht (Trojahn – Orest) - CC ...Read more
Buxtehude Box: A milestone in the Baroque discography
Dieterich Buxtehude is renowned as the most important figure of the German Baroque after J.S. Bach. A welcome tribute to such an important figure, is Ton Koopman’s Opera Omnia, featuring soloists and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir. Also released as separate CDs, this superb collection is now available as a deluxe ...Read more