SNORRE KIRK QUARTET WITH STEPHEN RILEY at Jazzhus Montmartre
uploaded this event on February 16, 2021
It’s always a pleasure when jazz musicians decide to concentrate on an already defined musical expression and then work on giving it its own colors. Drummer Snorre Kirk is the best example of this succeeding. He has through the years continued to simplify and refine his play and compositions, and today stands as one of the country’s finest torch bearers of the “classical” jazz.
The music is well laid-out, but never academic. The great groove is always present. And then Kirk always surrounds himself with musicians who think analogously. Here is his regular and solidly well played-together trio extended with the fine, American tenor Stephen Riley – also a cherished guest in Jazzhus Montmartre throughout the years. Great and persuasive jazz played by musicians who love the music....