Shalosh

Broken Balance - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9914-2
  • Barcode: 614427991423
  • German Release: 30/10/2020
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Jazz

Shalosh machen Songs ohne Worte. Emotion ist wichtiger als Intellekt. Ihre intensiv insistierende Musik stellt keine Denkaufgaben, ist eingängig, wuchtig und doch filigran. Unbändige Spielfreude erzeugt eine Spannung, die in die Beine geht, eingängige Melodik dreht, wendet und immer weiter steigert. So entsteht in ausgefuchstem Stop & Go ein Sound, von dem man sich gern gefangen nehmen lässt. Es klingt gleichzeitig nach Zukunft und nach Tradition.

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"Life never goes in a straight line. Our world is full of surprises. Things we have known forever can change before our very eyes. So the challenge is to keep level-headed, to ensure that our lives stay in balance on the personal, the social and the political level.”Shalosh capture this attitude in their music, and especially in "Broken Balance"."More drama, more pushing at the extremes, more sideways looks" – that was the motto for the album. The Tel Aviv-based trio cheerfully mix and contrast styles and genres; they're far too nimble to be categorized. They play with the complementary extremes of strength of impact and fragility. "We are always Shalosh. That is how we act, as one; our sound can be swing...or death metal." There is nothing random about their musical choices, however. Shalosh is like...

line up

Gadi Stern / piano & synths
David Michaeli / double bass
Matan Assayag / drums


Recording Information

Music composed, arranged and produced by Shalosh
except Breed by Kurt Cobain

Recorded by Michael Dahlvid at Nilento Studio, Gothenburg, February 3rd-5th, 2020
Sound design by Lars Nilsson
Mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson
Piano sound design on the “Orphan Boy” by Arik Finkelberg

Produced by Shalosh

Cover art: calligraphy by Shoshu, used with kind permission of the artist