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Henry Cow: Jazz Interpretations

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Henry Cow were an English avant-rock group, founded at Cambridge University in 1968 by multi-instrumentalists Fred Frith and Tim Hodgkinson. Personnel fluctuated over their decade together, but drummer Chris Cutler, bassist John Greaves, and bassoonist/oboist Lindsay Cooper were important long-term members. Michel Edelin has recently released an album on RogueArt celebrating the music of the band-on ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Italian Jazz

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This week we take a look at Italian Jazz with a selection of music from a variety of great players with the main focus being on pianist Enrico Pieranunzi

Playlist Enrico Pieranunzi “Amarcord" from Fellini Jazz (C.A.M. Jazz) 00:00 Sebastiano Meloni “Nocturne" from Pictures of a Quartet (Slam Productions) 07:44 Carla Marciano Quartet “Handshake" ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Vein Trio al Piccolo Teatro di Milano

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Vein Trio
Jazz al Piccolo--Orchestra Senza Confini-XXI Edizione
Piccolo Teatro Strehler
Milano
21.1.2019

Il concerto di apertura della ventunesima rassegna Orchestra Senza Confini ha visto salire sul palco del Piccolo Teatro Strehler gli svizzeri Vein Trio, al secolo Michael Arbenz al pianoforte, Thomas Lähns al contrabbasso, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Marciano Quartet: Stream of Consciousness

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Si avverte l'influenza di John Coltrane in Stream of Consciousness, l'album firmato dal quartetto capitanato da Carla Marciano. Un'idea non solo musicale, ma di approccio, di spiritualità e modo di plasmare la materia sonora. La leader, che si destreggia sia al sax alto che al sopranino, spiega nelle note di copertina il carattere dell'intera registrazione: un flusso di pensieri, emozioni ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Un’energia vitale: intervista a Carla Marciano

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Carla Marciano è una vera. Folgorata in giovane età dalla figura musicale e spirituale di John Coltrane, porta avanti da dieci anni un discorso jazzistico che non conosce compromessi formali né espressivi. Stream of Consciousness è l'album che ne ribadisce la filosofia, che nasce dal fulcro dell'emozione per poi farsi idea concreta. La sua è una musica che si mischia con ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Marciano: Change Of Mood

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The force: the essence of the great John Coltrane that so many musicians and fans have drawn inspiration from--its roots in the blues, swing, spirituality and exploration. Italian saxophonist Carla Marciano has been heavily influenced by it and channels that energy into her own music where she's well known for her awe-inspiring chops as ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Marciano: Change Of Mood

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On Change of Mood, her third release for the Black Saint label, Italian saxophonist Carla Marciano displays her aggressive alto and sopranino playing on an all original set of straight-ahead blowing, featuring the swinging rhythm section of pianist Alessandro La Corte, bassist Aldo Vigorito and drummer Gaetano Fasano. The native of Salerno, Italy bares her musical ...

Carla Marciano

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01. Joe Henderson with the Wynton Kelly Trio - Four! (Verve - 1968) 02. John Coltrane Quartet - Live at the Showboat Philadelphia (RLR Records - 1963) Ricavato da una registrazione privata, non professionale, questo è un CD di Coltrane davvero raro... non ne conoscevo l'esistenza. L'ho ho trovato poco tempo fa, per caso, a Milano. 03. Bill Evans - ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Marciano 4tet: A Strange Day

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Listening to the opening “Dance of Mind on A Strange Day, you'll hear why Carla Marciano is probably as fierce and relentless as anyone who plays the saxophone. Her passion, articulation and tone also show that she has been greatly influenced by the great John Coltrane. From Salerno, Italy, Marciano has performed in many bands and ...

ARTICLE: JOURNEY INTO JAZZ

Carla Marciano: John Coltrane's Spiritual Daughter...

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Carla Marciano is a child prodigy who grew up to be a serious-minded jazz musician. Even her choice of instrument is uncanny and remarkably prescient. Both alto sax and sopranino sax she wields with a natural grace and ease that can mark the musicianship of someone who has played it devotedly for many decades longer than ...