Roscoe Mitchell is an unmistakably unique icon of modern composition and jazz and with the second installment of Conversations is as engaging as the first. Sonic exploits of originality and grace navigate navigate between both improvisational genius and melodic mastery.
Joined by versatile keyboardist Craig Taborn (ECM Records) and percussionist Kikanju Baku,
Roscoe creates a space where the music is not just free it’s emotional.
Conversations II clearly shows why Roscoe is a noteworthy musical alchemist cooking in the prime of his career.