Calculated Gestures

ORIGIN RECORDS 2010

A passion for rhythmic experimentation drives the ensemble's complex original compositions, with many of the ten pieces being deeply influenced by the rhythms of East Indian music, as well as jazz and contemporary chamber music.

"This album makes a terrific first impression and its melodic and rhythmic sophistication reward repeated listens."
– Ron Bierman, Jazzreview.com
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"The diversity of the Ziggurat Quartet's approach to jazz is a breath of fresh air."
– Ken Dryden, allmusic.com
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"Featuring four top-shelf Seattle improvisors working in an adventurous idiom, the disc is a powerful and forward-thinking statement on modern jazz... the lasting impression is of a cohesive unit presenting all original material without fear."
Earshot Jazz

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