Electrons don’t change trio’s essential character

Mike Nock Trio, Foundry 616, July 8. Reviewed by John Shand in the Sydney Morning Herald


“Where usually the piano would have stood naked and alone, now it was encroached upon by labyrinths of leads, plugs, pedals, knobs, faders and a synthesizer – like some sci-fi movie where a human metamorphoses into a robot. But then in an earlier life in the ’60s Mike Nock was among jazz’s first pianists to use electronics, and on rare occasions since he has revealed a singular command of the technology, possibilities and aesthetics, with no loss of the characteristics that define him.”

” This is now the most complete trio Nock has had since returning to Australia 32 years ago.”

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