4 1⁄2 Stars
achieves an almost symphonic form in its structure - The Australian
sinuous melody, exotic textures and wickedly funky sensibilities - The Sydney Morning Herald
a breath-taking musical roller-coaster of hard grooves and multiple sound textures, challenging the notion of jazz and contemporary improvisation – AustralianJazz.Net
The third in a series of critically acclaimed suites by composer/pianist Stu Hunter. Beginning with the muse (2007) and followed by the gathering (2010) - the migration lifts the roof off in it’s scope and intensity. Driving grooves and lush sonic landscapes form powerful scaffolds on which to drape rich harmonic complexity and deep emotive melodies.
The world is a seething melting pot like at no time before in it’s history. Ideas and cultural expressions race around the globe in an instant via the Internet. the migration is a response to modern life, love, family, cultural complexity and the blurring of cultural identity within the global diaspora. – performed by a world class ensemble featuring ten of Australia’s finest musicians.