Jazz

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Par­al­lax Phrone­sis Edi­tion Records/Planet This is the sixth al­bum from An­gloS­can­di­na­vian trio Phrone­sis, and their fourth for Edi­tion Records.

Led by Dan­ish bassist Jasper Hoiby, ac­com­pa­nied by Bri­tish pi­anist Ivo Neame and drum­mer An­ton Eger from Swe­den, the trio is ob­vi­ously demo­cratic in its ap­proach to con­tent, each mem­ber hav­ing com­posed three of these nine tracks.

The group’s name is an an­cient Greek word, trans­lated as “prac­ti­cal wis­dom”, a de­scrip­tion, added to the word mu­si­cal, that cer­tainly ap­plies to Phrone­sis’s vir­tu­osic ca­pa­bil­i­ties. The mu­sic is cere­bral and de­scrip­tive but also swings might­ily.

One of the leader’s pieces, Just 4 Now,

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