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Rob Mazurek Galactic Percussion Unit at Centro d'Arte

Read "Rob Mazurek Galactic Percussion Unit at Centro d'Arte" reviewed by Luciano Rossetti


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Novara Jazz 2023

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Live Review

NovaraJazz 2023

Read "NovaraJazz 2023" reviewed by Libero Farnè


NovaraJazz 2023 Novara, varie sedi 1--11.06.2023 “Abbiamo ormai alle spalle vent'anni di passione con l'amico e socio Riccardo Cigolotti, accanto a tanti che hanno legato un pezzo della loro vita a questa piccola grande avventura. Il nostro punto di partenza è sempre stato lavorare su Novara e sulla sua comunità con progetti nuovi e poco presenti in Italia, convinti che un territorio possa trarre beneficio dagli stimoli culturali e da un forte marketing territoriale." ...

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Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra: Lightning Dreamers

Read "Lightning Dreamers" reviewed by Mark Corroto


The similarities between Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra and Sun Ra's Arkestra are numerous. Both leaders travel the spaceways via the technologies available in their time, applied through dynamic rhythm and pulse. For Ra, his sound began when he was an apprentice in Fletcher Henderson's band in the 1940s, and Mazurek's 1990s work revolved around Isotope 217 and the various Chicago Underground (and later São Paulo Underground) ensembles. Both bandleaders were composers of their time, nonetheless they always create music ...

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Skopje Jazz Festival 2022

Read "Skopje Jazz Festival 2022" reviewed by Ziga Koritnik


A collection of photos from the Skopje Jazz Festival 2022 in Skopje, North Macedonia from October 13, 2022 to October 16, 2022 featuring Thumbscrew with Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara, Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra with Fame's Chamber Orchestra Angelica Sanchez, Pasquale Mirra, Josh Abrams, Chad Taylor, Mauricio Takara, Damon Locks, Hamid Drake's Turiya: Honoring Alice Coltrane, Ndoho Ange, Susana Santos Silva, Jan Bang, Jamie Saft, Pasquale Mirra, Joshua Abrams, Abacaxi with Julien Desprez, Jean Francois Riffaud, Francesco Pastacaldi, ...

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Skopje Jazz Festival 2022

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Skopje Jazz Festival National Opera and Balette and MKC Skopje, Macedonia October 13-16, 2022 This the Skopje Jazz Festival does extraordinarily well—it gives an accent to music that is forward-looking, challenging, and exciting without looking back in the rear-view mirror. It also provides great support for local artists as they are able to show their skills and output alongside the international names on the bill. During the pandemic, some of them were front and center ...

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Jazz em Agosto 2022

Read "Jazz em Agosto 2022" reviewed by Stefano Merighi


Jazz em Agosto Fondazione Gulbenkian -Varie sedi Lisbona, Portogallo 30.7-7.8.2022 L'ultima edizione di Jazz em Agosto conferma il fiuto infallibile della direzione artistica per ciò che profuma di nuovo nelle musiche contemporanee afferenti al jazz. Vi sono larghi mezzi qui, che permettono di invitare appositamente artisti non necessariamente in tour e di sfruttare quindi scelte oculate, orientate verso la ricerca, piuttosto lontane dal mainstream. Il focus principale di quest'anno è a ...


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