Recorded on December 22 & 23, 2010
at Studio Vilenjak, Novi Sad, Serbia.
Cover painting by unknown artist.
Following their highly acclaimed debut We Were Watching the Rain on Leo, Serbian viola-player/composer Szilárd Mezei and his “Wind Quartet” return with yet another batch of their subtle mix of contemporary chamber music, European folk-jazz and improvisation. Throughout the seven pieces on Innen, Mezei's viola is both supported and challenged by Bogdan Rankovic's reeds, Branislav Aksin's trombone and Kornél Papista's tuba, all four musicians of this small orchestra servicing the composer’s ideas as well as entering into improvisational exchanges, and taking the music to impressive heights of creativity, consistency and virtuosity.
François Couture, Monsieur Délire's LD
Luc Bouquet, ImproJazz
Bartosz Adamczac, (Free) Jazz Alchemist
Guy Sitruk, Jazz à Paris
Massimo Ricci, Touching Extremes
Eyal Hareuveni, AllAboutJazz
Franpi Barriaux, CitizenJazz
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Leif Carlsson, Tidningen Kulturen
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Ken Waxman, JazzWord
Angelo Leonardi, All About Jazz Italia
Rui Eduardo Paes, Jazz..pt
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