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Radio & Podcasts

The French Scene - Part 2

Read "The French Scene - Part 2" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Here's more jazz from the scene by the Seine, featuring the lyricism of Emile Parisien, Vincent Courtois, the rhythmic hypnosis of The Recyclers and Benoît Delbecq, the sketches of Miles by Airelle Besson and Médéric Collignon, the urban vibes of Antoine Berjeaut and Guillaume Perret and much more. Happy listening! PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Edward Perraud “Élévation" Espaces (Label Bleu) 0:16 Host talks 3:33 Barthelemy -Lazro -Marguet -Tchamitchian ...

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Album Review

Airelle Besson and Nelson Veras: Prelude

Read "Prelude" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


French trumpeter and composer Airelle Besson and Brazilian guitarist Nelson Veras have stuck up quite the duet relationship that manifests itself properly on the present Preludes. The trumpet/guitar format is not your typical duo, but it works extremely well in the hands of these two like-minded musicians. The two share a warm aural intimacy even more profound than various piano-based duets. Besson is a lyrical trumpeter who favors long melodic lines not afraid to tell a story ...


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