For almost 20 years, Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman have
been continuously redefining the dialogue between Western and American music, improvisation and composition, tradition and modernity.
The most diverse playing attitudes and atmospherics network in the
alert reactions of the two players – dance, world-weariness, liberating
noise, shrill jumping cascades, the confession of simple beauty.
Their latest live release was described by the Frankfurtr Allmeinen Zeitung (FAZ) as one of the "original productions in jazz history". A duo
that stands or falls with a special togetherness and a duo that lives
from the spectacular playing, the immense technique, the grandiose
joy of playing and the art of improvisation.
The new CD Time Gone Out, recorded at the Oktaven Audio studio
in New York, is a culmination of many years of collaboration. The
album shows how her music has freed itself from any reference and
plays in radical singularity: between power and restraint, energy and
fragility, energie and softness. This precious art speaks in the present
about the present, about our time and wanders into a distant,
released May 17, 2019
Compositions by Sylvie Courvoisier (SUISA, ASCAP) and Mark Feldman (SUISA, ASCAP).
Recorded on September 29, 2018, by Ryan Streber at Oktaven Audio, Mt Vernon, NY.
Mixed on December 27, 2018, by James Farber at Sear Sound Studio, New York City. Asst. engineer: Owen Mulholland.
Mastered by Scott Hull.
Cover art: Véronique Hoegger.
Graphic design: Jonas Schoder.
Photo: Caroline Mardok.
Liner notes: Stéphane Ollivier.
Produced by Mark Feldman, Sylvie Courvoisier and Intakt Records.