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Avishai Cohen - Big Vicious is a surprisingly refreshing affair / UKVIBE.org

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Every now and then ECM drops an album that appears to be distinctly out of character. Big Vicious certainly fits into that category. It's a surprisingly refreshing affair, although anyone seeking the subtle, sensitive Avishai Cohen of recent ECM outings will need to be very open-minded about this one. The character and clarity of the trumpeter's playing hasn't changed though, it's just in a very different setting this time around.

Big Vicious is an intriguing mix of an album. It grows on you the more you listen. Try it. It might surprise you.

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