Brazilian tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman is a remarkably productive recording artist known for combining simple Brazilian folk themes with the techniques of free jazz and an improvisational aesthetic that have grown increasingly varied as well as prolific over time. Early trio recordings such as 1996's Slaves of Job and Revelation (the latter session an extension of the former) showcased compositions that opened doors onto exploratory flights of fancy. These flights provided foundations for the music that would ensue over the following decades, particularly his long, fruitful, and wildly varied recordings for Leo Records (2011's The Hour of the Star) and his many duo, trio, and quartet recordings with pianist Matthew Shipp (beginning with 2013's The Edge). Shipp and Perelman's collaborations resulted in dozens of albums, including 2015's ...
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