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Pasquale Mirra: la rinascita del vibrafono

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Dopo un paio di decenni di ricerca, di importanti collaborazioni e incisioni che lo hanno portato anche all'estero, il vibrafonista Pasquale Mirra sembra aver raggiunto la piena maturità espressiva ed anche il meritato riconoscimento. Questa estate è presente in un gran numero di festival italiani: dopo essersi esibito a Umbria Jazz in duo con Gianluca Petrella, ...

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Frank Woeste

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Frank Woeste is a German pianist living in jny: Paris.

He graduated from the Paris Conservatory in 2001, and was awarded 1st or 2nd prize at several international contests such as the Steinway Prize at the Montreux International Piano Competition (Switzerland), the Jazz Hoeilaart International Competition (Belgium) and the Gexto European Jazzcontest (Spain).

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Bari in Jazz - X Edizione

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A dieci anni di distanza dalla prima edizione, il festival Bari in Jazz ancora non riesce a trovare una precisa fisionomia. Le dimissioni del suo ultimo direttore artistico, Gianluca Petrella, presentate subito dopo l'ultimo concerto in cartellone, chiariscono in parte la situazione in cui versa la rassegna del capoluogo pugliese.

Per molti versi era ...

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Bray Jazz Festival 2013

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Bray Jazz Festival
Bray, County Wicklow
Ireland
May 3-5, 2013

For many years, the picturesque town of Bray's main claim to fame has been that it's the oldest inhabited seaside town in Ireland. That is, it was the main claim to fame until Bray local lass Katie Taylor won boxing gold at the 2012 ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Eliane Elias To Headline Bray Jazz Festival

Eliane Elias To Headline Bray Jazz Festival

Bray Jazz returns for its 14th edition during the Bank Holiday weekend of May 3rd to 5th with an exciting and varied line-up that will appeal to lovers of jazz in its many incarnations. Headlining Ireland’s premier annual celebration of jazz is Brazilian pianist Eliane Elias. In a long and distinguished career, the New York-based pianist and ...

Take Five With Rhinoceri Trio

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Meet Rhinoceri Trio:


The Rhinoceri trio, named for the most ponderous and terrifying beast of the primeval forest, both ponders and terrifies. Firmly rooted in the jazz tradition, the group's repertoire spans and blends a tapestry of influences from Duke Ellington's jungle jazz, Eastern European folk music, Ornette Coleman, Bach, Wagner ...

Mederic Collignon: Shangri-Tunkashi-La

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Mederic Collignon è un genio. Ormai non ci sono più dubbi. Anche se siamo solo a maggio sappiamo già che questo Shangri-Tunkashi-La sarà il disco dell'anno. Per lo meno nel nostro cuore, nella nostra anima, nella nostra mente. E nel nostro CD Player, nel nostro Mac, nel nostro iPod. In attesa che arrivi anche l'iPad. Non fatevi ingannare, questo non ...

Mederic Collignon: Shangri-Tunkashi-La

Read "Shangri-Tunkashi-La" reviewed by John Kelman

Less known than he should be outside his native France, Médéric Collignon is something of a jazz celebrity at home. A winner of multiple awards, the trumpeter/keyboardist/vocalist has participated and collaborated with the esteemed Orchestre National de Jazz, and can be heard on clarinetist Louis Sclavis' idiosyncratic Napoli's Walls (ECM, 2003). With Shangri-Tunkashi-La, Collignon brings a ...