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Eric Mertens — White Worker
(Carbon 7 C7-050, 2000, CD)

by Henry Schneider, Published 2001-12-01

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White Worker is Eric Mertens’ latest release and a follow up to his first CD Spleen. White Worker is a wonderful collection of 11 contemporary chamber music compositions wherein Eric is joined by a large cast of supporting musicians on a variety of strings, brass, and woodwinds. Beautiful melodies interweave in a tapestry of serious and sometimes comical threads. I am reminded of bands as diverse as Sensations Fix, Weather Report, Henry Cow, and Alan Parsons Project. Finely crafted, this is an excellent CD to relax to after a stressful day. Highly recommended.

Filed under: New releases, Issue 23, 2000 releases

Related artist(s): Eric Mertens

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