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Joe Rosenberg: Tomorrow Never Knows

Read "Tomorrow Never Knows" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Nuova fatica discografica per il sopranista bostoniano Joe Rosenberg, stavolta in quintetto secco (nel precedente Rituals and Legends il gruppo si allargava fino alle nove unità), per un'ora scarsa di musica elegante e vagamente cameristica (almeno a tratti), che entra subito nel vivo con “Lalit," dodici minuti e mezzo di deambulare articolato, cui il violoncello di ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Joe Rosenberg's Ensembles

Read "Joe Rosenberg's Ensembles" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

Joe Rosenberg is a soprano saxophonist who, at one time, lived in the Bay Area collaborating with musicians like Dewey Redman and Buddy Collette and recording tributes to Eric Dolphy and Ornette Coleman. For the last several years he has been living in Asia and also collaborating with French musicians. These two CDs, by different configurations ...

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Joe Rosenberg Ensemble: Resolution

Read "Resolution" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Inizia come una sorta di orazione funebre, toni gravi dominanti, una litania segnata dal sax del leader, con il violoncello a marcare alcune piccole deviazioni e minime dissonanze. Sono i primi tre brani, in pratica una mini suite, che aprono le meditazioni musicali del Joe Rosenberg Ensemble. Quasi un rito sciamanico per preparare la mente alle ...

The Spiritual Language of Soprano Saxophone Player Joe Rosenberg

Read "The Spiritual Language of Soprano Saxophone Player Joe Rosenberg" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Soprano saxophonist Joe Rosenberg, who splits his time between Paris, France and Bali, Indonesia, has a highly personal approach to playing and improvising. He stresses a spiritual search for an inner sound that may enlighten his music with profound, timeless meaning. Regrettably, Rosenberg records rarely. His last effort with the Signal to Noise quartet, Tag, was ...

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East West Collective: Humeurs

Read "Humeurs" reviewed by John Sharpe

The East West Collective constituted one of the surprise hits of the 2013 Vision Festival in New York City. As their name implies the five strong outfit comprises improvisers from both the Occident and Orient. Their origin lies in French cellist Didier Petit's regular visits to the Far East, often with clarinetist Sylvain Kassap in tow, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Guelph Jazz Festival: Guelph, Canada, September 7-11, 2011

Read "Guelph Jazz Festival: Guelph, Canada, September 7-11, 2011" reviewed by Sara Villa

Guelph Jazz Festival, Colloquium & Nuit Blanche
Guelph, Canada
September 7-11, 2011
As Prez used to say, if you are a good improviser you are able to tell a soulful story. What happens, then, when some of the most experimental improvisers from Canada, Australia, Norway, and England (among the others) are involved in ...

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Trio Chaud: Helsinki, Finland, March 29. 2011

Read "Trio Chaud: Helsinki, Finland, March 29. 2011" reviewed by Anthony Shaw

Trio Chaud
Laulumiehet Restaurant,
Helsinki, Finland
March 29, 2011
When musicians play together, it might be assumed that they're enjoying themselves, but it's also true that playing can be a very serious business. The combination of play and pleasure is in no way inextricable, but when it occurs both phenomena take ...