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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Pasquale Mirra: la rinascita del vibrafono

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Dopo un paio di decenni di ricerca, di importanti collaborazioni e incisioni che lo hanno portato anche all'estero, il vibrafonista Pasquale Mirra sembra aver raggiunto la piena maturità espressiva ed anche il meritato riconoscimento. Questa estate è presente in un gran numero di festival italiani: dopo essersi esibito a Umbria Jazz in duo con Gianluca Petrella, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Umbria Jazz 2018 - prima parte

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Umbria Jazz
Varie sedi
Perugia
13-16.07.2018

Seguire Umbria Jazz significa soprattutto frequentare in tutte le ore della giornata i suoi diversi e caratterizzati spazi; sono loro infatti che, all'aperto o al chiuso, con la loro storia, dimensione, accessibilità, sono commisurati a una programmazione differenziata per generi musicali e forza attrattiva dei ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Young Jazz Festival

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Young Jazz Festival 14
Foligno, vari luoghi
17--25.05.2014

Spente le dieci candeline il Young Jazz Festival ha raggiunto una tappa significativa e benaugurale se si considerano i tempi che corrono. Come nelle passate edizioni, una delle scelte caratterizzanti è stata quella di costruire nel tempo iniziative estremamente importanti sotto il ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Mosaic Records: Making Jazz History

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No one is more astonished by the longevity of Mosaic Records than Michael Cuscuna, the veteran record producer and one-time disc jockey who founded the label together with Charlie Lourie, a former clarinetist who worked in both jazz and classical contexts before becoming an executive at CBS records, Blue Note, and elsewhere. Arguably the premier reissue ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Pianist Terry Klinefelter In Kennett Square On Wed. Feb. 6th!

Pianist Terry Klinefelter In Kennett Square On Wed. Feb. 6th!

Appearing at Kennett Flash—102 Sycamore Alley in Kennett Square—on Wednesday, February 6th, is pianist Terry Klinefelter. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Information: 215-517-8337. Terry Klinefelter is at home with both classical music and jazz. Or as the Philadelphia Inquirer said of her, on the cosmic ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Terry Klinefelter Group In Kennett Square PA 11/7/12!

Terry Klinefelter Group In Kennett Square PA 11/7/12!

Appearing at Jazz Bridge in Kennett Square! at Kennett Flash-—102 Sycamore Alley in Kennett Square—on November 7th is pianist/composer Terry Klinefelter and her group. One show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 610-745-3011. Jazz Bridge, a 501C public charity that assists area jazz and blues ...

ARTICLE: OPINION

The True Language Of Jazz

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Recently, there has been an upsurge in sales and interest in jazz recordings from the past--especially the 1970s. In a recent Jazz Times magazine article, “1970 Is Happening (Again)," Lee Mergner points out that “at the time rock and funk were, depending on your perspective, destroying or invigorating jazz." Trumpeter Miles Davis, pianists Herbie Hancock and ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Mike Westbrook: Art Wolf at 75

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Close your eyes for a moment. Imagine a jazz composer who began with Ellington and then moved on through Mingus. He soon encompassed rock music, Kurt Weill, Rossini, the traditions of English church music and the pastoralism of Vaughan Williams and Holst, but still found a place in his music for The Beatles, European political cabaret ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Theo Saunders: Intergeneration

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Born into the cultural vortex that is New York City's Upper West Side and raised by Broadway theater-performing parents, Theo Saunders was destined for the creative life. By the time he graduated from New York's prestigious High School for the Performing Arts, Saunders knew his future would be made seated in front of a piano playing ...

Take Five With The Brett Sandler Trio

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Meet The Brett Sandler Trio:
Brett Sandler: I'm a classically trained pianist who began studying Jazz in college. I started composing my own jazz tunes after listening to Wayne Shorter for the first time. I love music, movies, and videogames and enjoy spending my time on those three pursuits. I grew up in Rocky ...