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Trio Tapestry's 'Garden of Expression' inspires art / All About Jazz

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All About Jazz - Mike Jurkovic writes.....Artists inspire art. Provide a contented place. So let your mind (sans the hoopla it entertains itself with) go where it may (lest it lean towards insurrection) and take Trio Tapestry-Joe Lovano, Marilyn Crispell, and Carmen Castaldi-in the with you. And don't forget to bring their second gorgeous, justly titled Garden of Expression along for the ride.

Heralding throughout, Lovano rises not above Crispell and Castaldi, but along with them, like three tough-muscled hawks in flight. Smudging the margins. Coaxing, teasing, probing, praying. Ideas floating, flitting high. Like pollen, milkweed, dust. The dust of open fields, and values. Old churches and the ancient towns upon which they still cast a shadow. Men and women. Old and new.

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