Battle Trance, “Palace of Wind”

Travis Laplante woke one morning having dreamt of forming a quartet with fellow tenor saxophonists Jeremy Viner, Patrick Breiner and Matthew Nelson — none of whose work was known to him at the time. By evening, the foursome had assembled to begin the circular-breathing exercises and fleet-fingered arpeggiations that would blend them into a single dynamic entity over the course ofPalace of Wind‘s 43 uninterrupted minutes of circling sound. Read more at

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