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Bill Evans Sax, Greg Howe, Niacin and Joe Zawinul

Read "Bill Evans Sax, Greg Howe, Niacin and Joe Zawinul" reviewed by Len Davis

From the Netherlands drummer, Sebastiaan Cornelissen with Gary Willis, Saxophonist Bill Evans, and guitarist's John Scofield and Greg Howe. Power Trio Niacin, Joe Zawinul, Scott Kinsey. Melbourne guitarist Brett Garsed with Mojo, and bassist Benny Rietveld from Mystery Of Faith. Playlist Sebastian Cornelissen-Gary Willis-Lalle Larson “ON" from Timeline (Munich Records) 00:00 Bill Evans “Midnight Creeper" from Big Fun (ESC) 07:15 John Scofield Band “Watch Out for PO Po" from Up All Night (Verve) 14:36 Greg Howe “Hyperacuity" from ...

Album Review

Funkwrench Blues: Soundtrack For A Film Without Pictures

Read "Soundtrack For A Film Without Pictures" reviewed by Chris May

Once upon a time it was hard to walk into an arthouse cinema without bumping into a jazz soundtrack. Miles Davis' for Louis Malle's Ascenseur Pour L'échafaud (1958), Charles Mingus' for John Cassavetes' Shadows (1959), Krzysztof Komeda's for Roman Polanski's Knife In The Water (1962) were among a legion of similarly inclined endeavours. But all that was a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. In the 2020s, if you want to hear a freshly ...

Liner Notes

Dino Betti van der Noot: A Chance For A Dance

Read "Dino Betti van der Noot: A Chance For A Dance" reviewed by Neil Tesser

"I love the rhythm—one of the reasons I love jazz is the rhythm—but I have spent some years to free myself from the rhythm." Dino Betti van der Noot sits over breakfast rolls at the Rosetta Hotel in Perugia, Italy. “I experimented with different time signatures and finally found out that the simplest ones are perfect, as long as you make use of them as, oh, railways, rail tracks." In other words, the time-feel must be a guide, a phisical, ...

Radio & Podcasts

New Music From Spain, Brazil And France, Plus Robert Walter, Robben Ford & Bill Evans

Read "New Music From Spain, Brazil And France, Plus Robert Walter, Robben Ford & Bill Evans" reviewed by Len Davis

Scott McGill , Cosmic Farm Bill Connors and Steve Kimock. Plus new releases from Robben Ford & Bill Evans and Robert Walter. Playlist Shob “Charpie" from Voraces (Self Produced) 00:00 Commodore “Arriba y Abajo-en Vivo" from Commodore-En Vivo (Brabacam) 06:03 Neural Code “For All" from Neural Code (Self Produced) 12:08 {Scott McGill “Bamboo Acrobats" from Symptom Imperative (Unilab) 18:10 Cosmic Farm “Space Rooster" from Cosmic Farm (Tone Centre) 24:15 Robert Walter “Franklin" from Better Feathers (Royal Potato) ...

Album Review

Robben Ford: Pure

Read "Pure" reviewed by Doug Collette

It's only fitting guitarist Robben Ford assigns a closeup of his chosen instrument to the cover of Pure. His devotion to the axe is at least equal to, if not greater than, the ardor he elicits from fretboard fanatics. But then that's a deserved devotion as the man demonstrates in less than two minutes at the very outset of his first instrumental studio album since Tiger Walk ( Blue Thumb,1997): the one-time member of Tom Scott's L.A. Express and Miles ...

Album Review

Tom Kennedy: Stories

Read "Stories" reviewed by Jim Worsley

It's commonplace that an artist will have a concept or theme in mind when starting a record project. To build from the ground up without any preconceptions could be a recipe for a disaster. However, if it didn't crash and burn and, in fact, went the other direction, the possibilities then become infinite. With no boundaries and nothing to be tethered to, the sky's the limit. Tom Kennedy boldly took that approach to his new record. He took flight with ...

Live Review

Jazzkaar 2018

Read "Jazzkaar 2018" reviewed by Martin Longley

Jazzkaar 2018 Tallinn, Estonia April 20-29, 2018 In the year of Estonia's celebrations, having attained a full century as a Republic, its Jazzkaar festival continues to be amongst the very best of the European range. Held annually in Tallinn, and primarily centred around the Telliskivi Creative City, the festival continued its internationalist strategy, combining artists from the USA, UK, and multiple European countries, not least of which involved the indigenous artists of Estonia itself. ...


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