30 agosto 2012

Scade domani il termine ultimo entro il quale prenotare a prezzo di favore la propria copia del box celebrativo dell'Instant Composers Pool annunciato i mesi scorsi: conterrà una cinquantina di cd, alcuni dvd, un corposo volume storico e fotografico e altri materiali d'archivio.

"Improvisation is like daily life... like crossing a street" - says Han Bennink. The ensemble of the Instant Composers Pool, or ICP, improvises for 45 years now on the highest level. "These guys can swing like madmen and then all of a sudden play the most sensitive ballads" according to trumpetplayer Dave Douglas.This is really an improvisational monster with ten heads! Furthermore co-founders Misha Mengelberg and Han Bennink are the true "Giants of European jazz"! ICP is historical, unique and there is nothing else like it in jazz.
Good news, we have hit the 300 reservations-mark! We are now in the process of putting together the photobook with Pieter Boersma and gathering all the materials that will make up the boxed catalogue.
Even though we have hit our mark, we decided to extend the reservation period to 31 August to give the last few enthusiasts the chance to pre-order a copy and join the special release event, which will be organized specially for the early birds to pick up the box. We are working towards a date at the end September, but exact date, time and location will be revealed in our next update. The price for the first 300 boxes will be €399, after that it will be priced €499.