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Martin Lutz Group: LoLife/HiLife

Read "LoLife/HiLife" reviewed by Chris May

Danish pianist and composer Martin Lutz spent much of his childhood in Eastern and Southern Africa and elements of those regions' music are to the forefront of his writing, grafted on to a Northern European folk and neo-classical base. On LoLife/HiLife, Lutz leads a sextet with a three-saxophones frontline and the African influence is most clearly heard in his horn voicings. The result is a lyrical and redemptive sound which somehow, despite this being a purely instrumental ...

Jazz Journal

Summer 2020

Read "Summer 2020" reviewed by Doug Collette

Jazz Journal is a regular column comprised of pithy takes on recent releases of note, spotlighting titles that might otherwise go unnoticed or that deserve special attention. Claus Waidtløw The Game Self Produced 2020 A saxophonist who, over the last 3 decades, has recorded and toured with a who's who of jazz, including Toots Thielemans, John Scofield, Christian McBride, and Chris Potter, the in-demand Danish musician Claus Waidtløw presents The Game, his ...

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Claus Waidtlow: A New Beginning

Read "A New Beginning" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Saxophonist Claus Waidtløw has been a vital part of the Danish jazz scene for many years. At the beginning of the '90s, he was already established on the scene and in 1997 he released his debut as a leader, Claustrophobia, on Stunt Records (notice the use of the pun on the saxophonist's name in the title). Since then, Waidtløw has continued to challenge himself. He plays both the tenor, soprano and alto saxophone fluently and has recorded with his own ...


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