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Album Review

Cartographie de rythmes #1: Vitesses Approchantes

Read "Vitesses Approchantes" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Composer Karl Naegelen has in effect rewritten the lyrics to the Jerome Kern jazz standard “I Won't Dance," changing the last line from “I won't dance, don't ask me/I won't dance, don't ask me/I won't dance, madame with you/My heart won't let my feet do things that they want to do," to the more relevant “The music won't let my feet do things they might want to do." Not that there were lyrics written for the duo Cartographie ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Darrifourcq, Hermia & Ceccaldi... and Cheeseburgers

Read "Darrifourcq, Hermia & Ceccaldi... and Cheeseburgers" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


There are some very creative folks hanging about this week, headed by one of the more unique recordings of the year so far—Kaijū Eats Cheeseburgers—by the uncategorizable trio from France led by drummer/percussionist Sylvain Darrifourcq with saxophonist Manuel Hermia and cellist Valentin Ceccaldi. It's very different but very exciting stuff. Also new from Europe and more tilting the idiom are the trio of Swedish pianist Lisa Ullén with bassist Joe Williamson and drummer Erik Carlsson, young guns pianist Elias Stemeseder ...


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