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Kristjan Randalu "absence" W/ Ben Monder at Soapbox Gallery

Tracey Yarad uploaded this event on February 12, 2020


Soapbox Gallery
636 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY


Thu, April 2, 2020
7:30 pm



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Kristjan Randalu (Estonia) – pianoBen Monder (USA) – guitarEstonian pianist Kristjan Randalu presents his ECM debut – a striking album of his own rigorous-yet-lyrical music. As an improviser of prodigious technique, once described by Herbie Hancock “a dazzling piano player”, Randalu’s affinities are with the jazz musicians, but the forms and dynamics of his pieces also reflect a discerning sense of structure. Absence was recorded in France, produced by Manfred Eicher and released in 2018.Kristjan Randalu is one of the most compelling pianists of his generation, sought after as soloist, collaborator and composer, his music described by Jazz Times as an "unnameable exotic land".Born in Estonia in 1978 he moved with his family to Germany as a child where he continued his studies in Karlsruhe and Stuttgart, followed by London, Los Angeles and the Manhattan School of Music. His musical partners have included Eivind Aarset, Mark Guiliana, Ari Hoenig, Nguyên Lê, Dave Liebman, Marilyn Mazur, Ben Monder, Nils Petter Molvaer, Trygve Seim and Dhafer Youssef.Randalu has performed as a soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the New Chamber Orchestra of Berlin and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra...

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Soapbox Gallery
Brooklyn, NY
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