Lucian Ban “Ways Of Disappearing at City Of Asylum's Jazz Poetry Month at City Of Asylum @ Alphabet City
Posted by Allison Ruppert on May 9, 2022
Mon, May 23, 2022
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Lucian Ban is a pre-eminent improvising jazz pianist originally from Transylvania, Romania. He joins Jazz Poetry 2022 to perform his newly released album of solo piano music, “Ways of Disappearing,” his first unaccompanied solo album.
Ban has become known for his amalgamations of Transylvanian folk with improvisation, for his combining of 20th Century European classical music with jazz, and for his pursuit of a modern chamber jazz ideal. Developing a program of solo piano music is the ultimate challenge for any improvising pianist, and this album shows the kaleidoscopic breadth of Ban’s improvisatory and compositional styles wrapped in one spellbinding package....