Content by tag "Rome"

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Abdullah Ibrahim al Roma Jazz Festival

Read "Abdullah Ibrahim al Roma Jazz Festival" reviewed by Serena Antinucci

Abdullah Ibrahim
Roma Jazz Festival
Auditorium Parco della Musica
17.11.2019

Mi piace pensare che Abdullah Ibrahim, mentre cammina lentamente verso il pianoforte della Sala Sinopoli, stia pensando al potere dell'istante. Come scriveva il poeta ottantacinquenne Jorge Luis Borges: “Nel caso non lo sappiate, di quello è fatta la vita, solo di ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Linda May Han Oh ft. Quartetto Artemisia al Roma Jazz Festival

Read "Linda May Han Oh ft. Quartetto Artemisia al Roma Jazz Festival" reviewed by Serena Antinucci

Linda May Han Oh ft. Quartetto Artemisia
Roma Jazz Festival
Auditorium Parco della Musica
5.11.2019

Nel volto sorridente di Linda May Han Oh c'è l'immagine della scoperta e della sfida. Il suo live all'Auditorium Parco della Musica, per il Roma Jazz Festival, lo scorso 5 novembre, è una concatenazione di sequenze ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Antonio Sanchez & Migration al Roma Jazz Festival

Read "Antonio Sanchez & Migration al Roma Jazz Festival" reviewed by Serena Antinucci

Antonio Sanchez & Migration
Auditorium Parco della Musica
Roma Jazz Festival
4.11.2019

“Alcune persone sognano mondi di fantasia, io sogno muri." (Jean René, in arte JR)

Per Kikito non esistono regole quando si parla di barriere, di confini protettivi. Sette anni, di Tecate (Messico) è il protagonista dell'installazione mobile ...

ARTICLE: FROM FAR AND WIDE

Refugee Music in Europe: Migration, Asylum, Soundroutes, and Arab Jams

Read "Refugee Music in Europe: Migration, Asylum, Soundroutes, and Arab Jams" reviewed by Arthur R George

World conflicts do not spare musicians. They are among the millions of displaced persons upon the planet. A refugee assistance organization in Europe which has assisted hundreds said an accurate total is impossible to know; one estimate put the number into the thousands. Many had been privileged in their home countries, highly-educated, middle class or more. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Brad Mehldau Trio all'Auditorium Parco della Musica

Read "Brad Mehldau Trio all'Auditorium Parco della Musica" reviewed by Serena Antinucci

Brad Mehldau Trio
Auditorium Parco della Musica
Roma
3.10.2019

Chi sa com'era Brad Mehldau a 20 anni? Me lo sono chiesta più volte durante il concerto. Se non fosse perché il mio vicino di poltrona, un emozionato signore di mezza età, prima che iniziasse la performance del Trio di Mehldau, mi ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Forma e Poesia nel Jazz 2019

Read "Forma e Poesia nel Jazz 2019" reviewed by Giuseppe Segala

XXII Forma e Poesia nel Jazz
Exma
Cagliari
26-29.9.2019

La passione e la tenacia di Nicola Spiga hanno condotto il festival cagliaritano Forma e Poesia nel Jazz fino alla ventiduesima edizione: traguardo ragguardevole per un'iniziativa che si regge sulle forze di un piccolo nucleo di persone. Quest'anno il festival ha ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Filippo Bianchini

Filippo Bianchini was born in Orvieto, Italy, but he lives from 0 to 8 years in Rome. Thanks to the father's collection of LP and a family friend, Alberto Casasoli, began studying music at 7 years hold. At 10,he started playing the tenor saxophone. Shortly after, he began his first lessons of sax with Mauro Verrone, who introduced him to the great music of Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Massimo Urbani and many others. At 18 years hold, he starts the class of Saxophone with Mario Raja at the Conservatory F.Morlacchi of Perugia, where he graduated in 2007, obtaining the highest marks (10/10)

Take Five with Trio Lisipi

Read "Take Five with Trio Lisipi" reviewed by Lisipi

About Trio Lisipi

Sometimes jazz happens to you as something least expected. Exactly as it happened to Liliya Akhmetzyanova, the pianist from the jazz trio Lisipi. She started playing piano at age of six and, as many decent Russian pianists, graduated from a conservatory 20 years later. Then years of happy sight reading and ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Greg Burk

Pianist/composer/educator Greg Burk has lived, studied, educated and performed around the world. Over the last decade, living and working in Detroit, Boston and now Rome, he has established himself not only as a vital sideman, but also as a leader with the rare ability to combine original compositions with memorable melodies and a desire to push the creative envelope as an improviser. He has been called "an exceptional pianist/composer" (All Music Guide), "a pianist and composer with vigorous, freewheeling ideas that always feel grounded within a well-reasoned structure" (Boston Herald), "a pianist with a gift for melody and a generous touch that makes you want to like him" (LA Weekly), and a musician that "plays with an apparent love and passion for his craft" (AllAboutJazz). Greg grew up in a culturally diverse and musical household

ARTICLE: JUST FOR FUN

ECM Records Announces Change in Name, Direction

Read "ECM Records Announces Change in Name, Direction" reviewed by Geno Thackara

European label turns its eye toward the future as EDM.

ECM Records will mark its golden anniversary with a defining change in direction, according to an announcement released today. After operating as Edition of Contemporary Music since its small-scale beginning in 1969, the eclectic European label has confirmed plans to adopt the new title ...