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Alex Weitz: Rule of Thirds

Read "Rule of Thirds" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Tenor saxophonist Alex Weitz's third album, Rule of Thirds, is a quartet date with guests--on seven of its nine tracks. In addition to playing tenor, Weitz wrote all but one of those numbers, Cole Porter's seductive “Love for Sale." Like many saxophonists these days, Weitz has excellent technique, which means he plays a lot of notes, and does that quite well. To his credit, he doesn't lean exclusively on that aspect of his talent, slowing the pace on several numbers ...

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Tommaso Gambini: The Machine Stops

Read "The Machine Stops" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Trasferitosi a New York, dopo aver studiato al Berklee College, il 28enne chitarrista torinese Tommaso Gambini debutta con un album maturo e ricco di sottigliezze, ispirato dal racconto distopico di Edgar Morgan Foster “The Machine Stops," tradotto in italiano col titolo “La macchina si ferma." Pubblicato nel 1909, lo scritto anticipa alcuni temi approfonditi successivamente da George Orwell, Aldous Huxley e Philip K. Dick descrivendo un universo totalitario dove tutto è controllato da una “Macchina," adorata come divinità e adibita ...


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