PETER MARGASAK — The Chicago Reader 27 Apr 2012

For its second album, this Swedish-French trio expands to a quartet: saxist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux, bassist Joel Grip, and drummer Antonin Gerbal are joined by German trumpeter Axel Dörner. The tempos have cooled relative to the first record, but the band still has a blast deconstructing classic bebop using modern jazz vocabulary, retooling tunes by Fats Navarro, Herbie Nichols, Dodo Marmarosa, Elmo Hope, and others. Drummer Sven-Ake Johansson designed the cover, doing to bebop-era album art what Peeping Tom does to the music.

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