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Artist: Akku Quintet
Title: Depart
Format: CD
Label: 7D MEDIA  ( http://www.7dmedia.com/ )
Catalog Number:1912
Barcode:888295880091 itemnumber=1000123582
Price: $18.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 5/17/2019
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Can also be filed under SONAR, as the leader of AKKU Quintet is also the drummer of SONAR. 


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Promotional Info
Will be touring the US Fall 2019

Following their acclaimed 2017 album, Aeon, Switzerland-based outfit, AKKU Quintet have released their fourth record Depart. This release contains a sequence of darkly beautiful compositions by founder and drummer Manuel Pasquinelli. Best-known for his work in Swiss post-rock minimalist outfit, SONAR (recently collaborating with David Torn and Bill Laswell), Pasquinelli's writing contains an almost cinematic dimension that encompasses bittersweet moods and moments of unfolding drama. Between the mesmeric ostinato, subtly shifting grooves, resonant overtones, tingling harmonics and languorous, yearning melodies, AKKU Quintet hover somewhere between smouldering, jazz-infused intimacy, expansive post-rock vistas and an insistent minimalist intensity.

Track Listing
 1. 
Largo

 2. 
Made In China

 3. 
Breeze

 4. 
Depart

 5. 
Cyan

Performers on this Album
Manuel Pasquinelli: Drums, Compositions
Michael Gilsenan: Sax
Maja Nydegger: Keyboards
Markus Ischer: Guitar
Andi Schnellmann: Bass
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
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