One of Switzerland’s most creative jazz pianists, Nik Bärtsch, together with the group he leads, RONIN, will be performing on March 12 at the ICA in London.
Beyond my personal enthusiasm (that’s a euphemism) for this group, there is actually a reason for me to post this here: their approach to jazz is deeply meditative. They call this zen-funk
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Perhaps you need to like (ECM) jazz quite a lot, but I have personally found myself in an medidative/ecstatic state every time I’ve been to one of their concerts. I can only recommend…