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Cat 'n' Mouse

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Cat 'n' Mouse

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
John Abercrombie
Producers:
ECM

We gave it a B+

A rare contemporary jazz guitarist who employs deliberation rather than flash to make his points, John Abercrombie has cooked up an unpredictable quartet session in Cat ‘n’ Mouse, darting skillfully from chamber-music delicacy to probing free-jazz improvisations to frontal attacks inspired by the Mahavishnu Orchestra. In violinist Mark Feldman, Abercrombie has a simpatico partner who follows his creative mood swings with second-sight shadowing. B+