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Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin at World Cafe Live - Philadelphia

Where

World Cafe Live - Philadelphia
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
Map
215-222-1400

When

Tue, May 8, 2018
8:30 pm

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Musicians

Nik Bärtsch
Nik Bärtsch
keyboard
Thomy Jordi
Thomy Jordi
guitar
Sha
Sha
woodwind

About

“Awase”, a term from martial arts, means “moving together” in the sense of matching energies, a fitting metaphor for the dynamic precision, tessellated grooves and balletic minimalism of Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin. Six years have passed since the last release from the Swiss group. In the interim, trimmed from quintet to quartet size and with new bassist fully integrated, Ronin has become a subtly different band. Bärtsch speaks of a new-found freedom and flexibility in the approach to the material, with “greater transparency, more interaction, more joy in every performance”. The freedom here extends to revisiting early Bärtsch modules alongside new compositions including, for the first time on a Ronin record, a piece by reedman Sha...

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Tori Powers uploaded this event on March 26, 2018