“Ziggurat Quartet creates music with a compelling spirit and visceral appeal that is exciting to listen to.” –Earshot Jazz
Ziggurat Quartet -|- “Calculated Gestures” – [Origin Records, 2010]
Ziggurat Quartet is made up of some of Seattle’s most innovative jazz improvisers. A passion for rhythmic experimentation drives the ensemble’s complex original compositions, with many of the ten pieces being deeply influenced by the rhythms of East Indian music, as well as jazz and contemporary chamber music. Coupled with strong improvising, the result is a mix of music that is engaging, spontaneous, and compelling. Saxophonist Eric Barber, pianist Bill Anschell, bassist Doug Miller, and drummer Byron Vannoy, bring personal voices and broad aesthetic horizons to the ensemble, together charting new directions for jazz quartet.
..:: Source: Origin Records ::..