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AUDIO: KASE – “Season Two: Full Bloom”

Improv jazz trio KASE have returned with a new album. There’s eight pieces here, all compiled from the band’s live performances; each setting, moment, and wavelength uniquely shapes the synergistic soundscapes that KASE conjure. The bass resonates, the trumpet ripples, and the electronic rhythms hold it down. They’re a group with everlasting compatibility, where spontaneity is imperative for their formulaic

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AUDIO: KASE – “Seasons”

Free jazz band KASE released a new record this weekend on B Side Recordings. Seated at the intersection of jazz and hip hop, it eagerly explores the themes of roots and old relationships, becoming a pseudo-concept album that incorporates the band members as characters of a story. Klassik guest stars on keys in the second track as well. “Seasons” is

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AUDIO: KASE – “Alive”

KASE is an avant-garde jazz collective consisting of Jamie Breiwick, John Christensen, and knowsthetime; they’ve got a new record out today on B Side Recordings. In the most experimental of approaches to jazz the group plays with turntablism, rapping from CRASHprez, live beats, and free improvisation throughout these eclectic compositions. The final track extends this fusion over fourteen minutes. Classics

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