Michael Formanek’s Ensemble Kolossus Reviewed in Downbeat, ECM Records Releases “The Distance” EPK Reply

kolossusA performance at NYC Winter Jazzfest by faculty artist Michael Formanek’s Ensemble Kolossus of material from the forthcoming CD release, “The Distance,” on Saturday, January 16 was reviewed in DownBeat by Bill Milkowski on Wednesday, January 20. “The massive horn section swung and swirled with an epic sweep on richly textured pieces from Formanek’s vibrant “Exoskeleton” suite… Formanek’s huge, resonant tone anchored the proceedings while individual soloists excelled throughout the suite.” Read the full review, titled “Formanek, Potter, Bleckmann Triumph at Winter Jazzfest,” here. ECM Records recently released this electronic press kit in anticipation of the upcoming release on Friday, February 12.

Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s