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Maja Alvanović: Wind Rose

Read "Wind Rose" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

The composer and pianist Maja Alvanovic forges her unique sound out of the complex rhythms and the poetry of her native Serbia and Jazz's effervescent spontaneity. She is also a superb bandleader as her Majamisty trio, with fellow Serbians bassist Ervin Malina, and drummer Lav Kovač, performs with vibrant fluidity. The ensemble's fifth release, the charming Wind Rose, maintains the stylistic elements of its predecessors and is equally moving and elegant. Alvanovic's “Passarola" opens with a ...

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Majamisty Trio: Wind Rose

Read "Wind Rose" reviewed by Chris May

The Serbian pianist Maja Alvanović and her trio won widespread acclaim in 2020 for Organic (Majamisty), with All About Jazz and The New York Times among early champions of the album. An ineffably beautiful disc, it drove some writers towards the rocks of hyperbole as surely as the Sirens of Greek mythology wrecked besotted seafarers. But overall the praise was justified. And the good news is that Wind Rose, the group's fourth album, rides the same tide, ...

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Aneta George & Martin Milcent Trio: Playground

Read "Playground" reviewed by Ljubinko Zivkovic

Vocalists who are relatively new to jazz tend to play it safe and often stick to a tried-and-true set of standards, as close as possible to the interpretations of those standards they are familiar with. You really have to be brave and sure of your compositional and vocal capabilities to come up with a full set of originals which discerning listeners would be satisfied with. On Playground, Aneta George, a relative newcomer to jazz, shows both bravery and the assuredness ...


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