Coalescence, Coalescence 2 Review
The New York jazz scene is ripe with highly skilled players. The group Coalescence brings forth a group of such players on their second release together simply titled Coalescence 2. Featuring; Kenny Shanker: saxophone; Mike Eckroth: piano; Daisuke Abe: guitar; Yoshi Waki: bass and Brian Fishler on drums. All are award winning players that formed Coalescence the group, to explore their like-minded vision. Covering styles from straight-ahead bebop to muscular grooves, to genuine ballads, the group focuses on each players strength and forges a sound that is powerfully collaborative.
Whatever, That Was
Have a Nice Day
Release Date: January 23, 2019
Wise Cat Records
From tender ballads to searing bop sensibilities each song on Coalescence 2 is a shimmering example of articulate playing and deeply felt comradery, all in service of sheer exploration and improvisation of well-crafted compositions.