release date: October 2, 2020 on Pyroclastic Records
“Ms. Sanchez improvises with crisp articulation and muscular command. Her chords, both dense and concise, offset free improvisations that reflect careful attention to narrative clarity.” — Giovanni Russonello, The New York Times
For the past two decades, pianist-composer Angelica Sanchez has shocked, bent and blurred lines and perceptions that separate composition from improvisation. How to Turn the Moon, her first release on Pyroclastic Records, offers a momentary culmination of that expression.