Rose / Kellers / Roder

"Drawing on a vast pool of international experience, since 2015 the Berlin trio of Rose-Kellers-Roder have consistently produced music that is both celebratory and unique in the field. A true ensemble music that values shared imagination over technical display. The trio bring a new, surprising take to the sax, bass, drums form; the range of their music is vast. 'Human Head' builds on unrelenting, high-powered, swinging momentum; 'Now it's Dark' is unafraid to remain in multi-phonic abstraction and stillness; 'Medicine' creates something else by stripping the ballad form to its intervallic essentials; 'River Witness' is an evolving textural trip in three parts ... The titles speak to uncertain times while echoing some images and themes found in the writing of Joseph Conrad