Review of December Song in the March issue of nycjazzrecord.com

“Danish guitarist Jakob Bro is a musician for whom time, space and melody seem relative and related things. A luminous composer whose guitar is more a vehicle for cerebral exploration than for solo expressions, Bro’s latest album, December Song, is the final in a trio of recordings that started and ended with drummer Paul Motian in mind. Bro was a member of Motian’s Electric Bebop Band and the drummer played on Bro’s Balladeering and Sidetracked albums. By the time the sessions for December Song began, Motian had passed. But Bro’s music capitalizes on the late drummer’s idea of the group as a collective organism, where solos rise and fall at will and directing
improvisation is as often a collective determination as a single musician’s effort.”

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