Reviews that mention Matthias Ziegler

February 1, 2002

MARK DRESSER

Aquifer
Cryptogramophone CG 111

Realistic appraisals of the improv sector’s fragile economy mean that even the most accomplished musicians are freelancers, with the idea of having a long-running aggregation like the Modern Jazz Quartet now regarded as pure fantasy.

That’s often unfortunate. For when you compare the empathy, professionalism and exceptional creativity that results from being able to work in even a semi-permanent ensemble like the one featured on this CD, you see what’s lost when players are forced into pick-up or one/off groups. MORE