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Format: CD - Digipack 6 pages
Release date: 02.12.2014
Genre: Jazz

"Contours is one of those recordings that pours out the melodies like a heady wine from a bottle that’ll never even come close to reaching empty. Pianist Rogier Telderman leads a trio that keeps every glass full... A seriously enchanting album." BirdIsTheWorm, Dave Sumner (US)

Rogier Telderman Trio presents debut album ‘Contours’ Uplifting narrative music On December 2nd the Dutch Rogier Telderman Trio presented their debut album ‘Contours’. Apart from pianist and bandleader Rogier Telderman the trio comprises Guus Bakker on double bass and drummer Tuur Moens. The nine playful and uplifting cutting-edge tracks on the album have all been written by Telderman. The release was followed by an extensive tour around the Netherlands and concerts throughout Europe. If anything shines through on this debut album it is the versatility of the music. “To me music is a living organism”, is how Telderman describes his approach. “An organism that seems to be within your grasp but always remains elusive; an organism that, in fact, shouldn’t be understood completely. You only discern its contours.” The music on ‘Contours’ can best be described as cinematic, lyrical and up-to-the-minute. It is equally inspired by jazz icons and by genres like minimal, rock and classical music. In short, the perfect ingredients for an accessible album. Creating stories is what Telderman’s music is about. It is exactly in inspired storytelling that the members of the trio meet. This is a launching platform from which they fire each other to move outside their comfort zones. To further develop his skills as a storyteller Telderman plays and composes for various ensembles in which the piano holds a pivotal role. Ranging in their repertoire from alternative pop to contemporary classical music. In concert the trio sounds more free and raw than on the album. On stage they reinvent the stories and expl

Rogier Telderman Trio - Contours

  • 1Goodbye, Monsieur Belkin5:00
    2On A Tuesday 5:25
    3Minor Conspiracy6:16
    5Strange Place8:06
    7Song For AC4:43
    8Skippy Mash5:07

    Rogier Telderman - piano & compositions
    Guus Bakker - double bass
    Tuur Moens - drums & additional percussion
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