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Live Review

ECMFest at SFJAZZ

Read "ECMFest at SFJAZZ" reviewed by Harry S. Pariser


ECM Fest SFJAZZ San Francisco, California October 24-27, 2019 ECM (Edition of Contemporary Music) is an independent record label founded by in Munich In 1969 Karl Egger, Manfred Eicher and Manfred Scheffner had the brilliant foresight to found ECM (Edition of Contemporary Music) in Munich, Germany. The label has long been known for its tasteful covers and adventurous offerings, including artists such as Keith Jarrett, {{Paul Motian and Meredith Monk. In recent years, ...

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Album Review

Egberto Gismonti: Rarum XI: Selected Recordings

Read "Rarum XI: Selected Recordings" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone


Along with eleven others, ECM's Rarum Series has recently chosen to visit the works of the Brazilian musician/composer/ethno-musicologist Egberto Gismonti. After 27 years of recording for this label, Gismonti remains a quixotic and innovative contributor to his countrymen and a worldwide audience.

Originally trained as a pianist, he adapted keyboard techniques for his customized 8, 10 and 14 string guitars and began his studies of the primitive music of the Amazon Indian tribes. After several years of establishing ...


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