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Brad Mehldau, Sarah Tandy, Billy Mohler & More

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A catching-up session with gorgeous new and upcoming releases, featuring tons of fascinating debut albums that reassure us about the future of jazz (special mention for Billy Mohler's Focus, Sarah Tandy's Infection in the Sentence, Terraza Big Band's One Day Wonder and the Heartland Trio's eponymous album) hand in hand with new works by established masters ...

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Galway Jazz Festival 2018: Day 3

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Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4

Various Bands
Various Venues
Galway Jazz Festival
Galway, Ireland
October 6, 2018

On Saturday morning in The Mick Lally Theatre's lobby, Galway Jazz Festival's Pop Up Record Shop sold the works and wares of the festival's many ...

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Galway Jazz Festival 2018: Day 2

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Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4

Various Venues
Galway Jazz Festival
Galway, Ireland
October 5, 2018

Thursday night's curtain rose on a brighter day, and a breeze blew gently down Galway's streets carrying the smell of the city on its back: petrol, coffee, sea-salt, cigarettes. ...

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Huw Warren: Global Music from a Local Perspective

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Welsh pianist and composer, Huw Warren, has been an important voice on the British jazz scene for many years. With a seemingly endless appetite for music, Warren has both been delving into Brazilian music with singer Maria Pia de Vito and played ethereal folk-inspired jazz music with another singer, June Tabor, in the trio Quercus. He ...

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Quercus: Nightfall

Read "Nightfall" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

A cinque anni di distanza da Quercus, il primo album (che era stato però registrato nel 2006) del trio tutto inglese formato dalla cantante June Tabor insieme al pianista Huw Warren e al sassofonista Iain Ballamy, arriva ora questo secondo lavoro, Nightfall, in cui il trio ha preso ufficialmente il nome dal titolo del precedente CD. ...

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Quercus: Nightfall

Read "Nightfall" reviewed by John Kelman

It may have taken seven years for the innovative British trio featuring singer June Tabor, saxophonist Iain Ballamy and pianist Huw Warren to find a label and release their first album together, but they sure landed on their feet. Not only was the trio's 2013 debut, Quercus, released on the renowned ECM imprint; it was also ...

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Nicky Schrire: On Songs, Spaces And Places

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What defines power? That's a tough question to answer in general, and an even harder one to figure out when it comes to the world of music. For in music, a whisper may carry greater weight than a roar, an honest gesture can outdo a demonstration of brute strength and technique, and a direct message to ...

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Maria Pia De Vito e Michele Rabbia: Pergolesi Revisited

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Già riunire quattro personalità tutto sommato piuttosto eterogenee come la violoncellista tedesca Anja Lechner e il pianista francese François Couturier da un lato, la cantante napoletana Maria Pia De Vito e il percussionista saviglianese Michele Rabbia dall'altro, appare di primo acchito operazione alquanto ardita. Farli misurare con l'opera di Gianbattista Pergolesi, iesino trapiantato a Napoli (e ...

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The Little Radio at The Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre

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The Little Radio
Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre
Bray, Ireland
February 6, 2013

There were hymns, ancient folk tunes, a Gaelic anthem, pop songs and TV themes, all delivered with the joie de vivre of those performing not for an audience , but for their own pleasure--and that was just ...