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by Ludovico Granvassu
Great new albums by adventurous saxophonists, and two extended live ECM recordings that take us places.Happy listening!PlaylistBen Allison Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Pernille Bévort Minor Clues (live at Montmartre 2020)" Bévort 3 Live 2020-2021 (Gateway) 0:16 Host talks 7:48 Trish Clowes A View with a Room" A View with a Room (Greenleaf) 9:29 Host talks 14:22 Charlotte Greve Sediments We Move: Pt. 5" Sediments We Move (New Amsterdam) 16:36 Kika ...read more
by R.J. DeLuke
For a 23-year-old, saxophonist/composer Kika Sprangers is showing strong growth and maturity as a musician in her native land of Holland, busy all year with gigs with both a small group and a large ensemble. Busy both blowing alto and soprano sax, but also busy writing material inspired by a variety of sources. She's only been playing for 15 years, but this year was selected Young VIP of 2018 by jazz programmers in the Netherlands. There are only ...read more