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Biagio Coppa: Slam Dunk Project

Read "Slam Dunk Project" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Playing the guessing game while listening to Slam Dunk Project by Biagio Coppa's trio will lead you to America and the New World. Which, of course, is the Old World when we are talking about jazz. Zooming in a bit closer, and we hit the East Coast before stopping in the Midwest. Coppa's compositions and the trio's performance fit nicely in in the rigorous and investigative worlds of 21st century Chicago and New York jazz. Chi-town is a great guess ...

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Biagio Coppa: Anastomosi

Read "Anastomosi" reviewed by Seamus Seoighe

Italian saxophonist and composer Biagio Coppa writes about his project, Anastomosi: “Both the name of this project venture and those of the various pieces in the CD, are jokes that arose from a chance conversation about the meaning of certain terms contained in a medical glossary. But you know however, how serious games can be sometimes and how they can unexpectedly stimulate new ideas. For Anastomosi, a word that Coppa defines as “roughly, connection, he brings together some cutting edge ...


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