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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Rogier Telderman Trio: Contours

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The debut recording from Holland's Rogier Telderman Trio, Contours features nine of the pianist's original compositions. In partnership with Guus Bakker on bass and Tuur Moens on drums, Telderman has crafted an album notable for its varied musical and emotional range as well as for its excellent musicianship.

Telderman's writing is melodic and lyrical but ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

Bruce Lindsay's Favorite Albums Of 2014

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Christmas Comes But Once A Year, And When It Does It Brings... Lists. Lots of lists. Here's another.

A quick glance at this particular list makes it clear that this has been, for me, a singers' year. Let me make it clear from the off--this isn't my list of the best vocal albums I've ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Rogier Telderman Trio Presents Debut Album "Contours"

Rogier Telderman Trio Presents Debut Album "Contours"

Uplifting narrative music On December 2nd the Dutch Rogier Telderman Trio will present their debut album Contours. Apart from pianist and bandleader Rogier Telderman the trio comprises Guus Bakker on double bass and drummer Tuur Moens. The nine playful and uplifting cutting-edge tracks on the album have all been written by Telderman. The release will be followed by a tour ...

Melphi: Through The Looking Glass

Read "Through The Looking Glass" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Melphi is a Dutch quartet, named for the character of Dr Jennifer Melfi, the psychiatrist in The Sopranos. Through The Looking Glass is the band's first album (available only as a download). Alice went through the looking glass: into a fantastic world where nothing was as it seemed and strange, menacing characters appeared as if from ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Melphi Presents Debut Album Through The Looking Glass

Melphi Presents Debut Album Through The Looking Glass

Easy listening songs full of jazz and soul MELPHI is a contemporary Dutch band representing singer Lotte van Drunen, pianist Rogier Telderman, bassist Jurriaan Dekker, and drummer Willem van der Krabben. Their music can be characterised by good musical interaction, original compositions and the powerful and versatile voice of singer Lotte. Their album will be released on 4 April by record label ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Dutch Band Melphi Releases Debut Album

Dutch Band Melphi Releases Debut Album

Wednesday October 19th, Dutch band Melphi will release their debut album. Their self titled album contains five beautiful songs, all originals by Melphi. With influenced by Beady Belle, Feist and Herbie Hancock (amongst many others). The band surrounding vocalist Lotte van Drunen was recently proclaimed “most promising jazz talent" by the Dutch National Broadcasting Organisation (NPS). Show info
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