To stir your soul. Solo piano, sublime melodicism and such concision, poise, dynamic resource and narrative imagination in the playing, plus stunning natural reverb and audio fidelity here on '127'.
Benjamin Moussay, last we heard from him was on Louis Sclavis masterpiece Characters on a Wall, seizes the day. Born in 1973 he studied classical piano at the Strasbourg Conservatoire and later jazz, composition and musical arrangement at the Paris Conservatoire.
His sideman work includes appearances with Louis Sclavis, Archie Shepp and others. Moussay has also accompanied one of the biggest global jazz singer stars, Youn Sun Nah. Now's the time more than ever on ECM. Benjamin Moussay, photo, top, Facebook. 29 May release.