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Working with Kjell and Tobin presents a situation where dense harmonic and complex rhythmic materials are navigated with ease, and serene textures are juxtaposed with fierce improvisation. Panjandrums presents a snapshot of the music written for and performed by this trio throughout 2015 and 2016.
-Kyle Motl


released November 6, 2017

All compositions by Kyle Motl (Motl Music, BMI) except Salsa Urbs by Tobin Chodos and Three by Kyle Motl, Tobin Chodos, and Kjell Nordeson.

Recorded January 28 & 29 at UC San Diego Warren Studio A
Recorded by Andrés Gutíerrez Martínez
Mixed and Mastered by Matt Baltrucki

Album art generated stochastically by Kyle Motl


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Kyle Motl Brooklyn, New York

Kyle Motl is a bassist, composer, and improviser described as “spectacularly adventurous and dynamic” whose playing is noted for both its “iridescent delicacy as well as abrasive force” (The Wire). His music "promise[s] to change us by revealing things we could never have imagined” (Free Jazz Collective).

Photos by Peter Gannushkin
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