Paul Tynan, Lington Release “Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Two”

August 31st, 2010 by Joshua Brown

Bicoastal Collective: Chapter TwoEdwards trumpet artist Paul Tynan has recently completed his second album with Aaron Lington. From the record label:

“The brainchild of Nova Scotia-based trumpeter Paul Tynan and baritone saxophonist Aaron Lington from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Bicoastal Collective is a select grouping of musicians from across the U.S. and Canada. Chapter Two finds the ensemble in a quintet setting exploring improvised music inspired by the British Isles. England’s eastern coast folk melodies and their treatment in composer Ralph Vaughn Williams’ early 20th-century works, are adapted by Lington into his suite, The Ravenspurn Collection, and Tynan adds three compositions to the recording with two inspired by his own Irish roots. With a purely North American jazz aesthetic, the Collective here give new life to ancient voices.”

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