Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg | Jean Demey | John Russell | The Mercelis Concert (Brussels 2006)

“Van Schouwburg… unleashes a distinctive array of throat, mouth and tonsil intonation that encompasses guttural murmuring, duck-like quacks, extended nattering, Satchmo-style growls, saliva-filled expositions, Bedlam-like mumbles and vibrating warbles. Russell responds with crossbow-like pulls on his strings, rasps beneath the guitar’s bridge and abrasive extended slides.” — Ken Waxman, JAZZword Continue reading