Andre Canniere Group - Forward Space
- Kenny Mathieson
- 1 February 2011
London-based American trumpeter on bassist Michael Janisch’s Whirlwind label
Forward Space (Whirlwind Recordings)
There is some good stuff appearing on bassist Michael Janisch’s Whirlwind label, and this outing from London-based American trumpeter Andre Canniere is no exception. He leads a fine band that includes guitarist Hannes Riepler and pianist George Fogel. The music takes off most impressively in the edgier groove-based tunes like ‘Crunch’, ‘Lost in Translation’ and the title track, but they also investigate more gently impressionistic material in a couple of tunes, and Canniere’s concluding dedication to his infant son, ‘Song For J’, on which he plays all the instruments, is very pretty.