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Josh Maxey: Celebration of Soul

Read "Celebration of Soul" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

È un nome da tenere a mente quello di Josh Maxey. Non è solo un chitarrista tecnicamente esuberante ma si dimostra un leader fantasioso e un ottimo autore. Celebration of Soul è l'ultimo di dieci dischi autoprodotti nell'arco di tre anni (questo in versione compact disc, gli altri sono scaricabili in formato MP3 o FLAC dal ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Josh Maxey: Celebration of Soul

Read "Celebration of Soul" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Celebration of Soul is the tenth and final album in a series of recordings made in just three years by guitarist/composer Josh Maxey. Such a uniquely prolific output did not happen by accident. Maxey says “The key to the series has been having a goal beyond what I would have considered reasonable." The series is a ...

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Josh Maxey: Completing The Cycle

Read "Completing The Cycle" reviewed by Mehdi El Mouden

In the midst of the numerous sounds any jazz listener can be exposed to, it's hard for a performer to distinguish themselves from the crowd. Guitarist Josh Maxey ,in an undoubtable effort of seeking original sounds, has taken up that challenge since 2011 and composed ten albums. The ninth in this series, Completing the Cycle, sounds ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Josh Maxey's Cycles Of Sound: A Series Of 6 Albums In 12 Months

Josh Maxey's Cycles Of Sound: A Series Of 6 Albums In 12 Months

Cycles of Sound by Josh Maxey will be released on January 31st, 2013. It is the sixth album in a series of 6 recordings in 12 months. The album is a set of live music featuring songs from the previous five albums in the series. There are nine tracks, eight original songs plus Robert Johnson's Hellhound On My Trail. The ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Josh Maxey

Read "Take Five With Josh Maxey" reviewed by Joshua Maxey

Meet Josh Maxey:
Making a series of six albums in twelve months. Doing it without Impulse!, Blue Note, Verve, money or without playing the Village Vanguard. Eating a lot of pizza. One through five-and-a-half available: Incarnate, Approach, The Language of Sound and Spirit, Argument for the Blues, Light Cycles and Blues in the Kitchen ...

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Seven Weeks Of New Music Continues By Josh Maxey

Seven Weeks Of New Music Continues By Josh Maxey

Starting on August 14th we began releasing seven weeks of new music.

8/14 was the single release of Mountain View
8/21 was the single release of Light Cycle One
8/21 new album: Light Cycles - Album number 5 in a series of 6 records in 12 months.
September Blues in ...

Josh Maxey: The Language of Sound and Spirit

Read "Josh Maxey: The Language of Sound and Spirit" reviewed by Dave Sumner

Josh Maxey

The Language of Sound and Spirit

Self Produced

2012

Sometimes it's all about setting the tone.

If done right, if the musician finds a way to indelibly stamp the album's vision in those brief opening moments, no matter what comes after, those notes are imprinted on the listener's ears. ...