Dave Douglas – High Risk

Released in June 2015, “High Risk” is album by trumpeter Dave Douglas with Shigeto (DJ), Jonathan Maron and Mark Guiliana

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Dave Douglas - High Risk

Pitchfork
High Risk is not so much an album of jazz augmented by electronic instrumentation, but an album performed by players that are very conscious of and interested in electronic music. It’s not just Saginaw dithering with a laptop, but also Guiliana mimicking delay trails on his kit or emulating the oddball swing of chopped and spliced rhythms […]

allmusic
The entirely improvised tracks on High Risk are gorgeously loose and in the moment, a mélange of what the album dubs “electro-acoustic” jams with Douglas’ lithe trumpet framed by Shigeto’s atmospheric, layered electronics. […]

All About Jazz
Douglas brings his own thoughts and processes to the individualistic art form. Is it jazz, groove, trance, electronic, or….? It makes no clear distinction and doesn’t matter in a program that’s easy to immerse yourself in if you have an open mind. […]

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