David Friedman & Jasper van't Hof: Birds of a Feather: Release Information
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Release Date: 15.01.1999
TT Catalogue No: 4428
Ivory keys and metal bars merge into one timbral string of perls, shooting into
the atmosphere, transforming; now a rainbow, now bell shaped raindrops, falling,
dancing around each other. Vibes and piano. Kindred souls of harmony and percussion?
David Friedman and Jasper van’t Hof are kindred souls, indeed. But there’s
more that unites them than the way they relate to their respective instruments.
They share a basic attitude about music, about the aesthetics of music making.
True Birds of a feather. They are also hopeful romantics who believe that there
is such a thing as beauty; two earthly adventurers and free spirits, wandering,
telling a story in the form of a travelog, combining a definite sense of drama
and playfullness.When one hears and see them with the "inner eye",
it immediately becomes clear that it’s not about making music, but rather