Pat Battstone, The Last Taxi: New Destinations | The Vinyl Anachronist

By | August 29th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mention the name Pat Battstone to me and I’ll brace for something wild and unexpected, a free-spirited exploration in pure sound and what it means to fixate on a single note and think about it. This isn’t free jazz but experimental jazz, and there is a difference. Free jazz is about controlled and uncontrolled chaos, of an explosion of ideas that, deep down, adhere to structures and codes. Experimental jazz, and the music of Pat Battstone, is too controlled to be free.… Read the full article