City Hall Records Catalog

Independent Record Distribution since 1973
News Upcoming Releases WaxToWatch OnSale Artists Labels Genres Related Contact  
Cityhall > Catalog >Enamigo Reciprokataj Site Map | Prev ¦ Next
Artist: Anjou, Brittany
Title: Enamigo Reciprokataj
Format: CD
Catalog Number:82774
Barcode:805558277429 itemnumber=1000123367
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 2/15/2019
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:

Show Cart View Cart Or Checkout
Promotional Info
International performances; Publicity by Terri Hinte; Service 400 radio stations and press outlets including JazzWeek reporting stations

Pianist Brittany Anjou has explored everything from Ahmad Jamal to Bikini Kill between her roiling original compositions inspired by Bartok, Stravinsky, Red Garland and McCoy Tyner. It makes great artistic sense that the title of her first major piano trio album and the five-part suite contained within is in Esperanto, the "constructed" international language. Just as Anjou's English-language title "Reciprocal Love" becomes Enamigoh Reciprokataj (En-äh-mee-joh Reh-sih-pro-käh-tye), so too does the mainstream language of the piano jazz she loves get translated into something strikingly different and psychically original. Jazz fans will detect familiar influences in what Anjou calls her "inner trio dialogs" featuring bassist Greg Chudzik and drummer Nick Anderson. Anjou's compositions comment on the art of the trio even as they bask in its glories. With its minimalist repetitions, free-jazz-meets-Rachmaninoff flourishes and electronic framing, there's a trippy sense of expansiveness in the music. Her compositions are both dreamlike and bracingly wide-awake.

Track Listing
[3:08]  STARLIGHT  










Performers on this Album
GREGORY CHUDZIK - Bass (ex. 9)
BEN PEROWSKY - Drums (9,10)
ARI FOLMAN-COHEN - Bass (9,10)

Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
Original Recording Location: Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ
Original Recording Engineer: Tom Tedesco
Mastering Facility: Universal Music, New York, NY
Mastering Engineer: Kevin Reeves
All text and graphics © 2000-2010 City Hall Records,San Rafael,CA - All Rights Reserved
This page was last updated: 07/21/19