Lean Left at Cafe OTO
Tue, March 18, 2014
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Ken Vandermark and Paal Nilssen-Love have played together for more than decade. They first played a sensational two nights at Cafe OTO in 2010 that broached heavy rhythmic intensity with pure sound, Vandermark's unique grasp of melodic possibility and bursts of noise. Lean Left is their group together with Andy Moor and Terrie Hessells - guitarists from the ever-vital Dutch experimental punk outfit The Ex. It's a pleasure to have them back at OTO for a one-off concert after consistently barnstorming nights of incredible music here in the past.
"Lean Left are a lethal combination of radical commitment, sonic intensity and breathtaking fluency from four musicians who, between them, have rarely strayed from the outermost borders of jazz and punk.....