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Radio & Podcasts

Henri Texier, Christiane Karam, Ilmiliekki Quartet, Sigurd Hole & More New Releases

Read "Henri Texier, Christiane Karam, Ilmiliekki Quartet, Sigurd Hole & More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Another teasure-throve of brand new releases with a special focus, in the second half of the set, on bass players as leaders and composers.Happy listening!PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio “Keep on Keepin' on" Cold as Weiss (Colemine) 0:16 Host talks 4:03 Brandee Younger “Unrest I" Unrest (Impulse!) 5:53 Ilmiliekki Quartet “Three Queens" Ilmiliekki Quartet (We Jazz) 11:00 Host talks 18:55 Christiane Karam “Voyage" Nar (Self-released) ...

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Album Review

Henri Texier: Chance

Read "Chance" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


French double bassist Henri Texier gained prominence back in the early 1960s, when he was working in Paris playing alongside American expatriates such as Bud Powell or Johnny Griffin. Over the years he has played with many international greats and proven a prolific composer as well as an unparalleled foundation on bass. Yet, one could argue that his best work was created only since 2010, in collaboration with his French quintet. Featuring his son Sébastien Texier on saxophones and clarinet, ...

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Live Review

Henri Texier's Strada Sextet: Vive la Revolution!

Read "Henri Texier's Strada Sextet: Vive la Revolution!" reviewed by Daniel Spicer


Henri Texier Pavillion Theatre, Brighton, UK 17th March 2005

Tonight the air is full of revolt. Not just because of the fiery music on offer, or the defiant spirit of '68 embodied in the calmly radical physical presence of Henri Texier, the revolutionary elder statesman. No, tonight we almost witness another very English, middle-class, mild-mannered though slightly irritable revolution of a completely different kind.

This is the fourth date of a twelve night tour of ...


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