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Guillermo Bazzola: Lost & Found

Read "Lost & Found" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


Argentinian guitarist Guillermo Bazzola's deep admiration for late flugelhornist and composer Kenny Wheeler began to blossom back in 1979, when Bazzola was only 17 years old and first discovered the trumpet player's early oeuvre. His love for the Canadian pioneer of post-romantic jazz manifests itself in, among other things, the name of the independent label the guitarist created as an outlet for releasing his music. It's called “Gnu Town"--a play on Wheeler's much revered 1975 studio album Gnu High (ECM), ...

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Guillermo Bazzola: Lost & Found

Read "Lost & Found" reviewed by Giuseppe Segala


La musica di Kenny Wheeler serba una nicchia preziosa di estimatori pari alla sua qualità e originalità. Il chitarrista di origine argentina Guillermo Bazzola apparecchia questo degno omaggio al compianto trombettista, penetrando nella sua personalità con sensibile attenzione, con rispetto e delicatezza. Bazzola, nato e cresciuto in Argentina, si è trasferito nel 2002 a Madrid, dove svolge intensa e apprezzata attività musicale e didattica. Tra le sue collaborazioni, ricordiamo quelle con Franco D'Andrea, Conrad Herwig e David Friesen. Registrato a ...

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Enzo Rocco: Spaghetti Jazz

Read "Spaghetti Jazz" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Trio decisamente aperto, quello riunito dal chitarrista cremasco in questo live realizzato tre anni or sono in quel di Buenos Aires accanto a due improvvisatori autoctoni. Lavoro felicemente poco tornito, a tratti quasi grezzo, obliquo e dinoccolato, Spaghetti Jazz riunisce nove pagine di Rocco che i tre musicisti attraversano con sano senso dissacratorio, non ponendosi troppe griglie precostituite, di stile, clima, impasto timbrico. Tutto si muove invece, come si sarà capito, nel segno di un'estrema libertà espositiva (ed esplorativa), fra ...

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Rodrigo Dominguez: Soy Sauce

Read "Soy Sauce" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Saxophonist Roberto Dominguez inherited his love for music from his father, who was a folk singer and guitarist. Dominguez began studying guitar when he was 13, however four years later his world changed when he heard Wayne Shorter at a concert in Buenos Aires. Dominguez switched to the tenor saxophone and was such a quick learner that he soon displayed enough skill to play with some of the leading musicians in Argentina.

Dominguez honed his talent in Boston and New ...


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