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The charismatic saxophonist and composer James BrandonLewis is the musician of the moment in the broad field of contemporaryjazz. With Code of Being, James Brandon Lewisnow presents his second album. The debut CD Molecular,which Lewis recorded with his quartet in 2020 just a fewmonths before Lockdown, was roundly acclaimed as one of themost exciting releases in 2020 (Intakt CD 350).Code of Being is a powerful work consisting of eight compositionsby James Brandon Lewis. Beautiful melodies are responsiblefor the magic of the songs. The four exceptional musicians,each with personalities of their own, create an urgent ensem blesound, moving through a broad palette of sound-colours, rhythmsand moods, charged with energy. With a profound sensefor lyrical melodies, tonal concision and dynamics, the quartetdevelop a spirited interplay, reacting to the tiniest atmosphericoscillations on the sound and groove level. "This is captivatingmusic which it is hard to resist, especially the melodies withtheir thematic beauty.," writes Florian Keller in the liner notes.
The charismatic saxophonist and composer James BrandonLewis is the musician of the moment in the broad field of contemporaryjazz. With Code of Being, James Brandon Lewisnow presents his second album. The debut CD Molecular,which Lewis recorded with his quartet in 2020 just a fewmonths before Lockdown, was roundly acclaimed as one of themost exciting releases in 2020 (Intakt CD 350).Code of Being is a powerful work consisting of eight compositionsby James Brandon Lewis. Beautiful melodies are responsiblefor the magic of the songs. The four exceptional musicians,each with personalities of their own, create an urgent ensem blesound, moving through a broad palette of sound-colours, rhythmsand moods, charged with energy. With a profound sensefor lyrical melodies, tonal concision and dynamics, the quartetdevelop a spirited interplay, reacting to the tiniest atmosphericoscillations on the sound and groove level. "This is captivatingmusic which it is hard to resist, especially the melodies withtheir thematic beauty.," writes Florian Keller in the liner notes.
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Code Of Being
Artist: James Lewis Brandon
Format: CD
New: Available $19.98
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DISC: 1

1. Resonance
2. Archimedean
3. Every Atom Glows
4. Per 4
5. Code of Being
6. Where Is Hella
7. Per 5
8. Tessera

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The charismatic saxophonist and composer James BrandonLewis is the musician of the moment in the broad field of contemporaryjazz. With Code of Being, James Brandon Lewisnow presents his second album. The debut CD Molecular,which Lewis recorded with his quartet in 2020 just a fewmonths before Lockdown, was roundly acclaimed as one of themost exciting releases in 2020 (Intakt CD 350).Code of Being is a powerful work consisting of eight compositionsby James Brandon Lewis. Beautiful melodies are responsiblefor the magic of the songs. The four exceptional musicians,each with personalities of their own, create an urgent ensem blesound, moving through a broad palette of sound-colours, rhythmsand moods, charged with energy. With a profound sensefor lyrical melodies, tonal concision and dynamics, the quartetdevelop a spirited interplay, reacting to the tiniest atmosphericoscillations on the sound and groove level. "This is captivatingmusic which it is hard to resist, especially the melodies withtheir thematic beauty.," writes Florian Keller in the liner notes.

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