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Flex Bent Braam: Lucebert

Read "Flex Bent Braam: Lucebert" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The new group of Dutch pianist Michiel Braam, the 8-piece Flex Bent Braam, is a scaled-down continuation of Braam's 13-piece Bik Bent Braam, one of Braam's main projects in the last twenty five years, a group that evolved from traditional big band to a flexible improvising unit, but it is also an attempt to challenge his skills as a composer, bandleader and musical thinker. The line-up of the new band is supposed to change on every new project, combining such ...


Multiple Reviews

Michiel Braam: Change This Song and Hosting Changes

Read "Michiel Braam: Change This Song and Hosting Changes" reviewed by AAJ Staff

By Fred Bouchard Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher Change This Song BBB 2006 Michiel Braam's Wurli Trio Hosting Changes BBB 2006

Two threesomes led by Dutch pianist Michiel Braam show this eclectic adventurer in appealing settings: glib and fleet in an electric studio setting, more intellectually probing on baby grand. Braam ...


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