Brian Arsenault’s Short Takes: New CDs from Nik Bartsch’s Ronin, the Elina Duni Quartet, Eliane Elias and Marc Johnson

 Of Faraway Places with Strange Sounding Names (Like Nebraska)  By Brian Arsenault  Nik Bartsch Nik Bartsch’s Ronin Live (ECM) I have been Swept Away by music from such exotic places as Albania, Switzerland, Brazil and Nebraska. What’s exotic about Switzerland, you ask? Meet Nick Bartsch and his Ronin if you haven’t before.  We’ll continue our… Read More Brian Arsenault’s Short Takes: New CDs from Nik Bartsch’s Ronin, the Elina Duni Quartet, Eliane Elias and Marc Johnson