Simon Nabatov

Three Stories, One End - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9401-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94012 4
  • German Release: 01/02/2002
  • Genre: Piano Jazz
Only digitally available

The sensitive Thunder-God: Simon Nabatov in TrioWhen he plays, it sometimes seems that at any second the concert grand might break into a thousand pieces. Pianist Simon Nabatov is a force of nature. Slow-motion tempos cascade into torrents of sound, tender melodic ballads suddenly cave under the weight of chords played at fortissimo volume, and even during the sly appropriation of the stride piano style of the 1930's, the explosive clusters of free jazz are not far away. With this Russian-American's incredible virtuosity, there is scarcely another jazz pianist on the planet who has so mastered the art of taking his captivated public on such an adventurous roller-coaster ride of emotions. Nabatov's studies at the Moscow Conservatory and New York's Juilliard School of Music have given him the kind of impeccable technique that allows him...

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Simon Nabatov - piano
Drew Gress - bass
Tom Rainey - drums

Recording Information

Recorded by Christian Heck at Loft Studio, Cologne
on November 13 - 14, 2000
Produced by Hans-Martin Müller and Simon Nabatov