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Jazz & Soundtracks

Read "Jazz & Soundtracks" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Jazz has had a very close relationship with cinema and TV. To be perfectly frank in this relationship cinema and TV have not as generous as jazz has been towards cinema.

Jazz has been only sporadically covered by quality movies. When that has happened the quantity of stereotypies and clichés about jazz spoiled them ...

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2019 Starts with a Jazz Blast! Part 2

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Last week we dived deep in some of the best new releases of 2019. Two hours were not enough so this week we continue our quest for fascinating new jazz out there... and we'll branch out a bit going into releases that came out at the end of 2018 as well. Many of the albums we're ...

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Noir Landscapes: Marco Cappelli's Remarkable Artistry

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Marco Cappelli's remarkable career is one marked by voracious curiosity and great diversity. Blending his Mediterranean roots with the avant-garde of the improvised and contemporary classical scenes has led him to collaborate with the likes of Anthony Coleman, Michel Godard, Butch Morris, Enrico Rava, Marc Ribot.

This mixtape features highlights from projects led ...

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The 5th Annual Alternative Guitar Summit: February 4, 2015 @ Shapeshifter Lab And February 6-8, 2015 @ Rockwood Music Hall

The 5th Annual Alternative Guitar Summit: February 4, 2015 @ Shapeshifter Lab And February 6-8, 2015 @ Rockwood Music Hall

Presenting 22 Guitarists, New Podcast Featuring Nels Cline, Plus Masterclasses @ Spectrum The 2015 AGS will feature 22 Guitarists!: Ben Monder, Steve Mackey, Scott Johnson, Lee Ranaldo, Liberty Ellman, David Gilmore, Joel Harrison, Miles Okazaki, Kenny Wessel, Doug Wamble, Adam Levy, Sheryl Bailey, Michael Gregory Jackson, Anders Nilsson, Aaron Dugan, Marco Cappelli, Gyan Riley, David Fiuczynski, Prasanna, Ava ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Marco Cappelli's Italian Surf Academy: The American Dream

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Il gotha degli autori italiani di musica da film, periodo fine anni sessanta inizio settanta, riunito in questa incisione dal chitarrista Marco Cappelli che, con quei film e con quella musica, è cresciuto, sognando praterie sconfinate, cavalieri intrepidi, surfisti spericolati impegnati in evoluzioni sotto lo sguardo ammiccante di ragazze mozzafiato. E naturalmente le chitarre dei Beach Boys e di Dick ...

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Marco Cappelli: The American Dream

Read "The American Dream" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Things get lost in translation. It's inevitable, and it's not just words and meaning. Cultural things morph. Take a Venetian or Roman to an Olive Garden restaurant in America and she won't recognize much on the menu, or send an American to Puglia with the task of finding a pizza pocket. Some things just don't translate.

ARTICLE: FILM REVIEWS

Marco Cappelli: In the Shadow of No Towers

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Marco Cappelli In the Shadow of No Towers Mode Records Valutazione: 5 stelle In the Shadow of No Towers è un DVD raro da recensire perché in una sola sede unisce fumetto, video-animazione, graphic art, narrativa e musica, il tutto attorno agli attentati dell'11 settembre 2001 alle Torri gemelle di New York. L'aspetto più interessante di questo lavoro, che va brevemente riassunto ...

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In the Shadow of No Towers: Art Spiegelman, Marco Cappelli e l'11 settembre

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L'impatto dell'11 settembre nell'arte andrebbe studiato anche per quanto riguarda la musica. Una curiosa voce di wikipedia (List of cultural references to the September 11 attacks) elenca per generi, opere, musiche, libri ispirati o semplicemente riguardanti il tragico evento. Il DVD In the Shadow of No Towers di Marco Cappelli si inquadra nel novero di questa pluralità di voci, contribuendo ...

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Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio: Les Nuages en France

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Ognuno si immagina i libri e i personaggi che li popolano a suo modo. Capita di rado di condividere o confrontarsi su questi diversi immaginari, più facile è il caso in cui di questi stessi non ne siano state realizzate serie tv, graphic novel o film, cosa questa che può condizionare anche la lettura (vedasi per il ...

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The Jazz Session #307: Marco Cappelli

The Jazz Session #307: Marco Cappelli

Italian guitarist Marco Cappelli's new DVD is In The Shadow Of No Towers, a multimedia project exploring September 11 and its aftermath. The project features an animated graphic novel by artist Art Spiegelman (Maus) and narration by actor John Turturro. In this interview, Cappelli talks about how this remarkable project came to exist; the interesting history of the band that made ...