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Gnome Notes

Eric Zinman's Excellent European Adventures

Read "Eric Zinman's Excellent European Adventures" reviewed by Chris Rich


Eric Zinman goes to Europe each year on his own dime for a varying array of shoe string gigs with people who mean a lot to him as colleagues. He usually works with Mario Rechtern and people from a community in jny: Vienna that includes expatriate, Linda Sharrock. His most recent trip was especially gratifying as he is pleased to inform us. “For the first time Mario and I, with help from friends, were able to ...

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Interview

Eric Zinman: The Piano as Endangered Species

Read "Eric Zinman: The Piano as Endangered Species" reviewed by Brian Wrentham


For over twenty years, pianist/composer Eric Zinman has been crafting his own approach to his instrument, since meeting trumpeter Bill Dixon in the '80s. He views himself as an ensemble player, who plays to include; in addition to his own writing, his trio disc, Eric Zinman Ensemble (Cadence, 2006), features short pieces by John Voigt, Laurence Cook, Lowell Davidison and Ornette Coleman. Each composition feels lived with and explored thoroughly, while the music breaths and flows with a wide dynamic ...

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Multiple Reviews

Eric Zinman: Ensemble & The Great Divide

Read "Eric Zinman: Ensemble & The Great Divide" reviewed by Elliott Simon


Eric Zinman EnsembleEric Zinman EnsembleCadence Jazz2006 The Great DivideThe Great DivideStudio 2342006 Pianist Eric Zinman works in the creative music genre that keeps alive the flames of those heady days when jazz was the real underground. For these two trio releases, it is evident that these fires still burn hot, at a time when ...


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