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by Franklin Kiermyer

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“Franklin Kiermyer’s FURTHER : a relentless pulse that conveys incredible strength … a sublime spirituality that envelops the entire album” – JAZZ COLOURS/Italy

“American Ecstatic Music!!!! Thanks for all the beauty.” - Reuben Jackson/VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO

"Franklin Kiermyer's sublime and passionate Further is both transcendent and crackles with a visceral vitality. The seamless blend of the provocative and the sacred is exquisite and borders on perfection." - EXYSTENCE

"Further is profoundly wonderful. I am deeply moved by what Kiermyer is doing!" Dave Wayne/ALL ABOUT JAZZ

“One of the finest recordings I have heard in years! Franklin Kiermyer has done it again!- Jerry Gordon/WPRB-FM`

"Such a powerful and beautiful recording … an album that makes a potent case for music as a spiritual vehicle.” - John Kelman/ALL ABOUT JAZZ

"Further has shaken me...art worthy of repeated contemplation, songs that function as prayers as much as they function as the catalytic altar calls. These guys bring it and those of us with ears, all throughout heaven and earth, are blessed to receive these sounds." - Anthony Dean-Harris/NEXTBOP

"Drummer Franklin Kiermyer's new "Further"...soaring beauty and soul…it's the godstruth real thing." - Greg Burke/METALJAZZ

"Kiermyer is on a musical spiritual journey of grounded spontaneous discovery and transcendent rapture.” - Kerilie McDowall/CHLY

Drummer Franklin Kiermyer’s Further … the intensity of John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme. A thrilling sense of ambience.” - SOUNDSTAGE EXPERIENCE UK


released August 1, 2014

Franklin Kiermyer - drums
Azar Lawrence - saxophone
Benito Gonzalez - piano
Juini Booth - bass

total time: 49:04

Produced by Franklin Kiermyer & Michael Cuscuna • Mixed by Walter Quintus

Recorded March 2013 at Ocean Sound by Henning Svoren • Mastered by Christian Obermayer at Strype Audio

All songs © Kiermyer / ASCAP © ℗ Mobility Music / ASCAP • except 3 + 7 © Kiermyer, Lawrence, Gonzalez, Booth

Franklin Kiermyer plays Istanbul Agop cymbals exclusively •



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