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Jean René Mourot: EP

Read "EP" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


The début solo recording of French pianist Jean-René Mourot features a mature artist with a clear aesthetics and musical vision. The classically trained Mourot turned to popular music after his initial training and only later studied jazz and improvisation with American pianist and educator Eric Watson, a close associate of the great saxophonist Steve Lacy. Mourot's carefully built compositions draw inspiration from the nuanced architecture of such impressionist French composers as Claude Debussy, and from the minimalism ...


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