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Ground Music Festival 2021

Read "Ground Music Festival 2021" reviewed by Luciano Rossetti


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It Takes Two to Jazz: Part II

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Second part of this week's exploration of the duo format with a special emphasis on duos featuring saxophonists as well as drummers. For the first part of this show click here PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Vincent Peirani, Emile Parisien “Egyptian Fantasy" Belle Époque (ACT) 0:16 Host talks 4:56 Lionel Martin, Sangoma Everett “Hobo Flats" Afrique (Revisiting Afrique of Count Basie & Olivier Nelson) (Cristal) 6:03 TOTM -Tivoli ...

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A Musical Portrait Of Hamid Drake

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Centro d'Arte's “50/50" series continues! In this new installment, we present a musical portrait of Hamid Drake, simply one of the most original percussionists on the planet, whose musical vision merges the energy of free jazz with the spirituality of eastern philosophies, embracing all the musics of the world. The mixtape features the music of this extraordinary musician, as well as a selection picked by Drake himself from some of his favorite records. Playlist ...

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Ground Music Festival 2018

Read "Ground Music Festival 2018" reviewed by Luciano Rossetti


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Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz 2017

Read "Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz 2017" reviewed by Luciano Rossetti


"Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz" is one of the few Italian festivals with a clear artistic vision featuring original programming. In the small village of Sant'Anna Arresi attendees won't find musicians who play the festival circuit, rather ones who present rare projects, commissioned by the festival to match a theme. For the 2017 edition, Artistic Director Basilio Sulis was inspired by the annual report on civil rights published by Amnesty International. The 32nd edition therefore was themed after Max ...

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Sardinia 2016: Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz

Read "Sardinia 2016: Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz" reviewed by Frank Rubolino


Since 1986, the small town of Sant'Anna Arresi on the large island of Sardinia off the western coast of Italy has been home to the festival Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz (On the Border Between Sardinia and Jazz), presenting an array of International innovative jazz artists. The September 2016 edition was no exception, when 20 performances occurred over a 10-day period featuring musicians from numerous countries, including many noted New York and Chicago players. The amphitheater-style venue, Piazza del ...


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