andrés elstein is a drummer and composer who was born in buenos aires in 1985. he co-led the jazz group, ELEFANTE – comprised of valentin reiners, jazmín prodan, pablo butelman, gabriel domenicucci and emmanuel famin. andrés actively participates with the composer’s collective (buenos aires). he formed his trio with ada rave and nicolas chientaroli who both have along history in buenos aires’ creative music scene.
on la caja, their first album for pyr, the trio build a framework to thoroughly explore their improvisations. they investigate different sounds, timbral possibilities and the variations of their instrumentation – playing both solo and in various combinations. along the way they create different sounds, textures and sensations. the sound is: drums, piano, saxophone.
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