This album marries Syrian musical storytelling with modern jazz sentimentality.
The latest release, “Fringes”, from Edmonton-based quartet Good Information paints their hometown in a romantic light.
This album is at times vulnerable and heavy, other times playful and sardonic.
They say “play what you know” and, for a debut project, Thiessen seems to know a lot about himself already.
Gordon Grdina performed at Winter Jazz, an online festival presented by Coastal Jazz and Granville Island.
Playing duo is much like operating a waterbound vessel.