Bucher-Tan-Countryman

Empathy (FMR Records)

3 years after their first Bucher-Tan-Countryman release Acceptance~Resistance, the trio hit the studio again in the Philippines. Christian Bucher, drums, from Switzerland, continues the trio collaboration with Rick Countryman, alto sax, and Simon Tan, bass. that started in 2013. Countryman is known for many recordings with Sabu Toyozumi, and Bucher with Franz Hellmuller and BUG. They received the Gold Dolphy award in 2018 from Guy Sitruk and Jazz à Paris. Bassist Simon Tan has performed with Rick since 2011, and they are on 10 CDs and LPs together. The trio has received many strong reviews globally.

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Personnel

Christian Bucher, drums; Simon Tan, acoustic bass; Rick Countryman, alto sax.

Track Listing

  1. EMPATHY
  2. TEMPERANCE
  3. OUTSIDE THE CONTEXT
  4. THE SNOWMAN
  5. THE STRUGGLE FOR RELEVANCE
  6. RESILIENCE
  7. GRAY INSIDE BLUES

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