Tag Archives: Laura Altman

January 27

Kinetic Jazz Festival – Voice and masks. (Festival Review)

I heard the voice of an angel this weekend. The sublime Tanya Sparke, supported by the very famous Peter Dasent.  All works performed were written by Sparke while on residency in Bundanoon. Here is a sample of the exquisite voice of Tanya Sparke: What is truly remarkable about Sparke is not so much her voice, […]

as is – Monica Brooks and Laura Altman push sound around a room.

as is is another stunning little gem from the prophetically titled It’ll be awesome label. This time we have Monica Brooks and Laura Altman playing accordion and clarinet respectively. Five tracks, each pressing the instruments as far as they can go with the shrieks of the clarinet posited in perfect balance against the dark wind-infused accordion  each track […]