All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Discography » The Shape of Noon

0

The Shape of Noon

The Shape of Noon by Michel Maurer buy album

Michel Maurer

Label: Next Level
Released: 2019
Views: 310

Track Listing

Tricycle; The Purple Grey Kind; The Shape of Noon; Distortion; The Way it Folds; II=II; Crowded Miniature.

Personnel

Additional Personnel / Information

Michel Maurer: Drums & Compositions; Alex Levine: Guitar; Peyton Pleninger: Tenor Saxophone; Ben Rolston: Double Bass.

Album Description

Drawing inspirations from natural and human made shapes, colors and textures, The Shape of Noon is the first album by Swiss drummer Michel Maurer, showcasing his work both as a drummer and as a composer. The seven compositions blend written material with diverse improvisational strategies to create a peaceful and meditative music, sometimes delicate, even fragile, contrasted with strong, groove driven, tensed and chaotic moments. Michel Maurer has performed with his quartet Meridian since 2018 and has developed a recognizable sound through a unique musical relationship with guitarist Alex Levine, saxophonist Peyton Pleninger and bassist Ben Rolston.


Tags


Shop Amazon

Album Reviews

Message from Groove and GW
Message from Groove and GW

The Radam Schwartz Organ Big Band

Hard Bop
Hard Bop

Eric Binder

Duos & Trios
Duos & Trios

Armaroli - Schiaffini - Sjostrom

How Can We Wake?
How Can We Wake?

Josephine Davies

Blue Has A Range
Blue Has A Range

Steve Cardenas

Then Now
Then Now

Rob Brown - Matthew Shipp

Free Tracks

Imaginary Lines
Imaginary Lines

Ryan Cohan

Inuendo
Inuendo

Lars Emil Riis

Dexter's Laboratory
Dexter's Laboratory

Gregory Dudzienski

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.