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Take Five with Tap Dancer Petra Haller

Read "Take Five with Tap Dancer Petra Haller" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Petra Haller Petra Haller, based in jny: London, UK, is a respected figure in the fields of tap dance and music. Honored as a Rising Jazz Artist by Jazzwise Magazine and mentioned as one  of Reader's Digest's “10 Female Jazz Musicians You need to Know" Haller has swiftly risen in prominence in the UK and beyond. Haller's artistic niche includes jazz, free jazz, improvised music and multimedia performances. In 2018, she initially collaborated with pianist Richard Lewis ...

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Petra Haller / Meg Morley: Shoulders I Stand On

Read "Shoulders I Stand On" reviewed by John Eyles

Having been recorded in November 2022 by Henning Svoren at Ocean Sound Studio in Giske, Norway, Shoulders I Stand On was originally released in May 2023 as a CD or download. March 2024 marked a further milestone in the album's history when it was released on blue vinyl as a limited edition twelve-inch LP, comprising the same tracks as the CD and bearing the same artwork. To add to the cosmopolitan flavour, the release features the jny:London-based duo of Australian-born ...

Album Review

Petra Haller and Meg Morley: Shoulders I Stand On

Read "Shoulders I Stand On" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Shoulders I Stand On is a duo album, but not a typical one. It is a recording which combines piano with tap dance, the interplay creating a soundscape that is both original and fascinating. Meg Morley, an Australian musician based in London, is an experienced and skilled accompanist who has played for silent movies and for dance ensembles including Ballet Rambert. Morley has also released a couple of trio albums, 2017's Can't Get Started and 2022's Journey Through ...


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