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Talking Pictures with Jorrit Dijkstra: Humming

Read "Humming" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The more I listen to non-American creative jazz recordings, the more I learn just how much of the 1990’s version of the ‘New Wave’ was fueled by European improvisers. John Zorn’s freedom and musical games found its roots in England’s Company projects and Amsterdam music scene. Our fascination with all things Klezmer and Balkan are rooted in Eastern Europe. While we floundered in the aftermath of fusion and the rise in the almost fascist Wynton regimes, the free jazz torchbearers ...


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