Contemporary Jazz / Electro-Jazz / Free Jazz

SKNAIL – OUIJA

by Stephan Boissonneault

SKNAIL is a Swiss-based jazz project and pioneer in its field, spearheading a musical trend combining contemporary jazz and minimal electronica. This combo of five virtuoso musicians, all with jazz backgrounds, is about to release its fourth album, entitled Ouija. This new opus evolves through nine tracks mixing acoustic purity, post-electronica vibrations, and oriental sounds with the Oud of the famous Tunisian musician Amine Mraihi.

The real draw of SKNAIL’s Ouija is absolutely the improvisational nature of the Oyd playing off the horns and piano while the drums hold the track together. Check out the live video of Ouija below.

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