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Portraits Featuring Adalia Tara: Portraits Featuring Adalia Tara

Read "Portraits Featuring Adalia Tara" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Portraits is a relatively new quintet out of Sedona, Arizona. The group has been making the rounds on the area circuit since 2016; initially formed from a spontaneous, hometown, coffee-house session, word spread quickly and the group outgrew that venue by their second performance. The members of the quintet have skirted around the fringes of jazz ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Istanbul’s İKSV: An Intensity Beyond Cool

Read "Istanbul’s İKSV: An Intensity Beyond Cool" reviewed by Arthur R George

It would be easy to get breathless, even giddy, about the range and schedule of cultural events organized by İKSV, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (in Turkish: İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı). One individual could not possibly keep up with its jazz and classical music festivals and everything else that's offered by İKSV. It brings ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Lou Lanza: Scenes from an Italian: The Billy Joel Project

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Lou Lanza is a charismatic jazz artist with a unique approach to his creativity. His 2018 album Scenes from an Italian: The Billy Joel Project is not about original songs, but it is actually about offering an original spin on the tunes of one of the most beloved songwriters of all time: Billy Joel.

Through ...

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Negative Press Project: Eternal Life

Read "Eternal Life" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

There are few people in music who have become more famous through a very small body of work than Jeff Buckley. At the time of his death by accidental drowning in 1997, the singer-songwriter's recorded legacy consisted of one live EP of cover tunes and one studio album, Grace. Nevertheless his multi-octave voice and the ethereal ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Lucerne Jazz Orchestra: Oaktree

Read "Oaktree" reviewed by Matthew Aquiline

Since its inception in 2007, the Lucerne Jazz Orchestra has established itself as one of Europe's most innovative ensembles operating within the contemporary big band idiom. Currently consisting of a vocalist (Karin Meier) and 17 musicians under the musical direction of David Grottschreiber, the group has consistently collaborated with fellow trailblazers and featured works by young ...

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Lucerne Jazz Orchestra: Oaktree

Read "Oaktree" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Although the Lucerne Jazz Orchestra was formed in 2007 and has had five releases to its credit, it is virtually unknown on this side of the pond, being overshadowed by the NDR Big Band and the WDR Big Band. This state of affairs ought to be corrected with Oaktree, a marvelous release in every aspect.

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Francesco Diodati Flows Home!

Read "Francesco Diodati Flows Home!" reviewed by Daniele Vogrig

Classe 1983, chitarrista e compositore moderno ed eclettico, Francesco Diodati si impone nel panorama musicale internazionale come una delle punte di diamante di una nuova generazione italiana di jazzisti, dinamica ed energica.

Eletto miglior chitarrista dell'anno nel 2013, 2014, 2015 nell'ambito del JazzIt Award, Diodati è leader dei Neko, dei più recenti Yellow ...

Camila Meza e il Questionario di Proust

Read "Camila Meza e il Questionario di Proust" reviewed by Paolo Peviani

All About Jazz Italia: Il tratto principale della mia musica.
Camila Meza: Emotivamente piena di colori, diversificata e in perenne sviluppo.

AAJI: La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con me.
C.M. : Che siano al servizio della musica, con mente cuore e orecchie aperte, e pronti ad offrirsi ...

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Jeff Buckley: You and I

Read "You and I" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

The life and career of Jeff Buckley were cut extremely short and at a point where the possibilities had barely begun to be apparent. After the fatal drug overdose of his famous father, the folk singer (and, for at least one album, jazz singer) Tim Buckley, the son spent much of his adolescence living on the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Big Star Soundtrack to Film Documentary Released on Omnivore Recordings

The story of Big Star will finally hit the big screen in the feature-length documentary Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (Magnolia Pictures). After years in the making, the movie comes to theaters, On Demand and iTunes on July 3. On June 25, Omnivore Recordings released the soundtrack to the film featuring 22 tracks, all of which ...