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Album Review

Francesca Remigi: The Human Web

Read "The Human Web" reviewed by Troy Dostert

Drummer Francesca Remigi describes herself as a “polyhedric" percussionist, and a careful listen to her sophomore release, The Human Web, indicates that the adjective is entirely apt. Possessing not only impressive technique but also undeniably ambitious compositional abilities, Remigi's many-sided creativity is amply manifest on the eight far-ranging pieces on this endlessly surprising, and often stirring, album. Remigi has broad conceptual interests here, with particular emphasis on social media's detrimental impact on self and society. It's a multifaceted ...


Radio & Podcasts

Francesca Remigi, Fujii/Fonda & Albert Cirera

Read "Francesca Remigi, Fujii/Fonda & Albert Cirera" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

Italian drummer {m: Francesca Remigi}} has been turning heads with her playing and compositions, and her second release, The Human Web, will no doubt add to a growing reputation for originality. This time she looks at the effects of technology and social media on society. Fittingly she put this album together with contributions from the other musicians who used contemporary technology to send her their parts. There are a few trips back when technology didn't rule with music from Germans ...


Radio & Podcasts

Michael Gregory Jackson, Francesca Remigi & Oles Brothers

Read "Michael Gregory Jackson, Francesca Remigi & Oles Brothers" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

This show reminds me of a calzone stuffed with just about every imaginable filling. Appropriately, there's a wonderful new release from Italian drummer Francesca Remigi and her band Archipelagos. This is definitely one of the finest debuts of 2021—deep, contemporary and socially aware. The very respected guitarist, Michael Gregory Jackson, is also debuting his Frequency Equilibrium Koan, the difference being this music was recorded back in the 70s during the loft scene. Julius Hemphill, Abdul Wadud and Pheeroan akLaff were ...


Radio & Podcasts

Francesca Remigi, Hal Galper, Don Rendell, Ian Carr and Other New Releases

Read "Francesca Remigi, Hal Galper, Don Rendell, Ian Carr and Other New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

This week's perusal through recent and upcoming jazz releases brings us British jazz from today (Alfa Mist) and yesterday (Don Rendell and Ian Carr), a stunning debut from Italy (Francesca Remigi), cutting edge music from the East Coast (Dave Douglas, Ben Wendel and Taka Nawashiro) and the West Coast (Dan Rosenboom), and two live unreleased gems by Hal Galper with the The Brecker Brothers and the Breckers' own.Happy listening!PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash ...


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