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Catching Up With

Camille Bertault: The Fine Art of Breaking Jazz Conventions

Read "Camille Bertault: The Fine Art of Breaking Jazz Conventions" reviewed by Emmanuel Di Tommaso


After achieving overnight notoriety thanks to a dazzling rendition of “Giant Steps" which went viral on Facebook, Camille Bertault has now established herself as one of the most original and genre-defying musicians on the scene. In Le Tigre (Okeh/Sony Music, 2020), her third album after the acclaim garnered by En Vie (Sunnyside Records, 2016) and Pas de Geant (Sunnyside Records, 2017), Bertault brings contemporary music towards brilliant new directions. All About Jazz: Le Tigre is an exceptionally intense ...

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Radio & Podcasts

A Jazz Immuno-Booster: Part 2

Read "A Jazz Immuno-Booster: Part 2" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Our sequestration continues. But so does this mix-tape series featuring music selected by jazz musicians to whom we have asked to share one song they rely on when they need to be uplifted, or soothed, and to make us fly beyond the walls that keep us protected from the greatest pandemic of our generation. The second installment of this mix-tape series features selections by Yazz Ahmed, Duke Amayo of Antibalas, The Ahn Trio, Luca Aquino, Lakecia Benjamin, Steven ...

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Opinion

New Media, Jazz and Camille Bertault

Read "New Media, Jazz and Camille Bertault" reviewed by S.G Provizer


A recent headline in Fortune.com read: “Why 'Success' on YouTube Still Means a Life of Poverty." Hundreds of thousands, even millions of views often result in meaningless royalty checks to musicians from YouTube (owned by Google). And yet, there are musicians whose videos on that platform, combined with a Facebook and Instagram presence, have either created or dramatically elevated their careers. While this is a much likelier scenario for a pop or a hip-hop artist, it has happened ...

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Radio & Podcasts

2019 Winter JazzFest: The Out of Towners

Read "2019 Winter JazzFest: The Out of Towners" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Read Winter JazzFest's Weekend Marathon: A Survival Guide while listening to this program. New York may have the highest density of daily jazz performances in the world, but they mostly feature the countless, and very busy, musicians that belong to the local scene. The Winter JazzFest has traditionally offered a very welcome opportunity to check out acts that rarely perform in the big apple. These are bands that come either from abroad or from Chicago. This week we ...

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In Pictures

Camille Bertault at JazzMi 2018

Read "Camille Bertault at JazzMi 2018" reviewed by Roberto Cifarelli


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Interview

Camille Bertault: Unity in Diversity

Read "Camille Bertault: Unity in Diversity" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


On her striking new album, Pas de géant ["Giant Steps" in French -Ed.], Camille Bertault confirms all the qualities that her debut release, En Vie, had showcased three years ago. For her sophomore release, the French singer doubles down with an eclectic repertoire, a stellar line-up and the production and arrangements written by Michael Leonhart with the sophistication of a haute couture tailor. For her debut on the Okeh/Sony label, the winner of the “best new talent" 2017 French jazz ...


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