trombone, double bass, drum kit
Commissioned by David Bremner. Premiered by David Bremner, Sascha Gunchenko & Lenny Sakofsky
A creative deconstruction of the old jazz standard Straight No Chaser that pits the flexibility of the trombone against the rhythmic prowess of unpitched percussion.
Searching throats, a
Hot tears crashing:
'groan, chatter, hiss'.
A torch-singer's hat, it's a
as right as the corn.
This short carnage
in cargos—that's her,
heart across night.
Heart Across Night was commissioned by Dave Bremner.