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ARTICLE: RADIO

Spoken Jazz & New Releases

Read "Spoken Jazz & New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Spoken word is performance art that goes hand in hand with jazz because words often sound great and notes can speak loud and clear. In this episode we will explore the best of it, together with outstanding new releases that are making our summer even hotter than it already is!

Happy listening!

NEWS: EDUCATION

Apply Now! Generations Performance Program 2018

Apply Now! Generations Performance Program 2018

From Saturday, 29 September till Saturday 06 October 2018 the 11th edition of the renowned Generations International Jazzfestival Frauenfeld will take place. The jazz ensemble master class lasting several days is one of the reasons why Generations has become an international insiders’ tip; a stage for many upcoming national and international jazz talents. In 2018 this ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Donny McCaslin At Belfast International Arts Festival 2017

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Donny McCaslin
Limelight
Belfast International Arts Festival
jny:Belfast, N. Ireland
October 25, 2017

“Are you here because of Bowie or for jazz?" a woman asked those around her in the queue for Donny McCaslin's gig--part of the Belfast International Arts Festival. The answer, by and large, was both.

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Donny McCaslin Group at The Arden Gild Hall

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The Donny McCaslin Group
Arden Gild Hall
Arden, Delaware
January 14, 2017

Arden Delaware isn't exactly known as a jazz mecca but, with the coming of the Donny McCaslin Group to the Arden Gild Hall, it became one--for a little while at least. And in the best jazz traditions, the show ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Donny McCaslin: Bowie Deepened The Relationships In My Band

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Wherever the boundaries were in music, in most cases, they have perished and are no more. Jazz has always been a music of exploration and taking chances and as a result, has benefited from the dialogues with other music, be it folk, rock, classical or electronic. Saxophonist and composer Donny McCaslin certainly doesn't believe in boundaries. ...

Lorenzo Gasperoni

Read "Lorenzo Gasperoni" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

01. James Brown with Oliver Nelson Conducting Louie Bellson Orchestra--Soul on Top -(King Records-1970).
James Brown si mette in gioco ancora una volta. Soul on Top è un lavoro incredibile dove Mr. Brown cambia gli abiti per diventare il crooner di una jazz big band composta da musicisti straordinari. Pathos, energia e raffinatezza, un disco ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Donny McCaslin: Beyond Now

Read "Beyond Now" reviewed by Luca Muchetti

Il grande pubblico l'ha conosciuto soprattutto nelle vesti di musicista accanto al David Bowie degli ultimi tempi, e in modo particolare nello straordinario mondo musicale di Black Star, l'album di commiato del genio musicale britannico scomparso proprio quest'anno.

Il sassofonista Donny McCaslin ora torna con un album nel quale è titolare e band ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Nikolett Pankovits: Magia

Read "Magia" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Vocalist Nikolett Pankovits was born in Hungary, but she found her musical direction in New York City melding Hungarian songs with Latin American rhythms. She has a lovely warm voice, with almost no vibrato. Magia (the Spanish and Hungarian word for magic) is an eclectic mix of traditional Hungarian songs, torch songs, one Great American Songbook ...

Daniel Freedman: Imagine That

Read "Imagine That" reviewed by Luca Muchetti

Immaginate che una musica fatta di tante musiche trovi finalmente un linguaggio perfetto, elegante, spesso riflessivo quanto solare, caldo, ma di un calore che spesso si scopre possibile anche in veste minimale. Immaginate che a portare a sintesi sia un collettivo di musicisti alla cui guida si trova un batterista senza ansie da protagonista. Se siete ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Donny McCaslin “Fast Future” al Teatro Franco Parenti

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Donny McCaslin Fast Future
Jazz Al Parenti
Milano
Teatro Franco Parenti
21.03.2016

Strana la vita del jazzista. Passi anni, come ha fatto Donny McCaslin, a suonare musica rigorosa, con collaborazioni importanti (una per tutte, quella con Dave Douglas) ed il tuo nome circola, senza nemmeno troppo clamore, esclusivamente tra ...