Ways & Simon Toldam — Fortunes
(out May 8th, 2020 on Lorna Records)

Genre(s): Experimental, Free Jazz, Free-Improvisation, Modern Composition
RIYL: Christian Wallumrød, Kim Myhr, Han Bennink, Christian Wolff, Morton Feldman.

Press Release
Bandcamp Order

Brodie West : Website | Bandcamp

ABOUT: The elusive debut album of Toronto duo Ways featuring saxophonist Brodie West (collaborator of the Ex, Getatchew Mekuria, Han Bennink) and Evan Cartwright on drums follows after an appearance at the Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music where they were joined by celebrated pianist Achim Kaufmann. On Fortunes they’re joined by a different European guest, Danish pianist and fellow Bennink collaborator Simon Toldam.

Roundup — Michael Schell, Music from behind a mask: Schell’s picks for 2020, Sequenza21
Roundup — Jesse Locke, The Best of Toronto’s Experimental Jazz Scene, Bandcamp Daily
Roundup — Fabricio Vieira, Made in Canadá, Freeform FreeJazz
Review — Ed Pinsent, The Sound Projector
Review — Andy Hamilton, The Wire (Jazz/ Improv Column, Sept. 2020)
Review — Ben Taffijn, Nieuwe Noten (in Dutch)
Review — Geert Ryssen, Full Circle Music Blog
Review — Nilan Perera, Musicworks
Review — Rafał Zbrzeski, Dzikie Nuty 2.0 (in Polish)
Review — Bill Meyer, Dusted
Review — Fabio Viola, ESC Blog
Review — Niels Overgård, JazzNyt (in Danish)
Review — Paul Acquaro, Free Jazz Collective
Review — Troy Dostert, All About Jazz
Review — Jeremy Isaac, Jazz Journal
Review — Eyal Hareuveni, Salt Peanuts*
Review — Endaural
Review — Nitestylez.de
Review — Dolf Mulder, Vital Weekly
Review — Stuart Broomer, The Whole Note
Review — Jan Granlie, Jazz Special (in Danish)
Radio — New Music Show, BBC Radio 3 (July 4, 2020)
Mini-review — Chris Spector, Midwest Record
Micro-review — Kevin Press, The Moderns

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