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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz - XXXIII Edizione

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Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz Sant'Anna Arresi 1-9.9.2018

Mettendo insieme una buona dose di ironia e di amara verità, il direttore artistico del festival Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz, Basilio Sulis, ama definire Sant'Anna Arresi come Periferia dell'Impero. Da trentatré anni, tuttavia, nella prima settimana di settembre questo lembo di Sardegna ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Glenn Gould: Glenn Gould in Russia: Bach, Beethoven, Berg, Webern, Krenek

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Examples of Johann Sebastian Bach played on piano are a dime-a-dozen today, but it was not always this way. Before Glenn Gould's seismic debut with the Goldberg Variations (Columbia) in 1955, Bach's masthead keyboard composition was considered beyond the capabilities of the modern piano. While Gould was not the first to record the Goldbergs on piano ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Dominic Duval: Follow Your Melody

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In memory of Dominic Duval: 1945-2016. This article was first published in October 2010.

Bassist Dominic Duval is a mystery to many--even to those interested in free music. Seemingly emerging out of nowhere in the mid-1990s, over the course of 15 years he has built a formidable discography, firmly establishing him as one of ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

Profound Pianistic Presentations: Jazz Heaven DVDs from Jean-Michel Pilc and Enrico Pieranunzi

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There's more to music than the simple absorption and understanding of notes, rhythm, melody, and harmony; there's more to jazz than what naturally meets the eyes and ears; and, most daunting of all, there's more to learn than we can ever possibly imagine. But fear not, for there are resources out there to help aspiring musicians ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

John Law: Goldberg

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J.S. Bach's The Goldberg Variations is one of the most famous works in the literature of the piano and an endless source of inspiration for pianist around the world -and not only classical pianists. Bach's music simply transcends genres and his ability to develop and sculpt variations on a theme remain unsurpassed. It is no coincidence ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Andy Biskin's Ibid: Act Necessary

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A working jazz musician in New York City and environs since 1991, clarinetist, composer, and filmmaker Andy Biskin is a modern-day Renaissance Man. The Texas native was already a fixture in San Antonio's polka scene (yes, people, this is a thing) as a teenager, Biskin attended Yale where he double-majored in music and anthropology. Later, he ...

A Few Frames Of Public Access Art

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Music and television have always worked together, and through the history of the medium, apocolypses have happened because the world was tuned in together. Language quickly becomes hyperbole when people recall Elvis Presley or the Beatles on Ed Sullivan, Ricky Nelson's fantastic weekly performances on his parents' show (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), any number ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Sony Masterworks & Zenph Sound Present Oscar Peterson: "Unmistakable"

Sony Masterworks and Zenph Sound Innovations announce the fourth release in their ongoing collaboration, Oscar Peterson: Unmistakable is a collection of re-performances® created from unreleased recordings Peterson made during the seventies and eighties. The re-performances® capture the renowned jazz pianist playing at the height of his powers with some tracks never-before-heard by the public. Available September ...

On Blind Tom, Essence of Creativity, Autism and Jazz

Read "On Blind Tom, Essence of Creativity, Autism and Jazz" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

It is safe to assume, that today, Blind Tom Wiggins (AKA Bethune) is not a household name. In the mid to late 19th century, and into the first decade of the 20th, however, Blind Tom was a phenomenon who some named the Eighth Wonder. Although no contemporary physician made the actual diagnosis of autism, it is ...

Take Five With Roy Powell

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Meet Roy Powell:

Roy Powell studied piano and avant-garde composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester England, before defecting to jazz. He first came to prominence in 1994 with his debut recording, A Big Sky, which was hailed as “a real benchmark in British contemporary electric jazz" by Jazz on CD. He ...