Erik Skov

Liminality

OA2 22169

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Delighting in some Zen ambiguity that works it's way into the grooves, this is music of discovery that never signals it's left turns ahead of time but keeps you paying rapt attention...
Midwest Record

On "Liminality," Chicago guitarist Erik Skov creates a striking debut, exploring a far-reaching collection of original compositions with his six-piece ensemble, including saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi, trumpeter Emily Kuhn, trombonist Euan Edmonds, bassist Kitt Lyles, and drummer Gustavo Cortinas. Referring here to the threshold between stages of a transformative process, "Liminality" celebrates that zone where creative discovery and possibility can thrive, through long-form compositions rife with unfolding melodies, elegiac set pieces, or straight-ahead romps.


Track Listing:

1. Summer Meditation 7:39
2. Rewake 9:19
3. Ascension 6:04
4. Like Sounds 6:23
5. Fading Embers 6:49
6. Diversion 4:43
7. First Light 8:32
8. Traveler's Tale 13:48

Music composed by Erik Skov

Performers:

EMILY KUHN - trumpet
DUSTIN LAURENZI - tenor saxophone
EUAN EDMONDS - trombone
ERIK SKOV - guitar
KITT LYLES - bass
GUSTAVO CORTINAS - drums & cymbals

Production Info:

Produced by Erik Skov
Recorded, mixed & mastered by Scott Steinman
at Electrical Audio, Chicago, IL
December 15-16, 2018
Photographs by Zack Sievers
Cover design & layout by John Bishop


Reviews of Liminality

Midwest Record (Chris Spector)
A Chicago guitarist leads a local crew on a set of art leaning jazz that moves and breathes rather than makes you labor over it. Delighting in some Zen ambiguity that works it's way into the grooves, this is music of discovery that never signals it's left turns ahead of time but keeps you paying rapt attention for when they turn up. Extended leng ...







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