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Dave Liebman / Michael Stephans: Nomads

Read "Nomads" reviewed by John Kelman

If ever there was a title to best fit Dave Liebman, it would be Nomads. Stylistically, the reedman's life has represented an endless traverse of infinite musical landscapes, ranging from freely improvised music with Australia-based pianist Mike Nock on Duologue (Birdland, 2007), and modern, open-ended mainstream with longtime musical partner, pianist Richie Beirach--heard most recently on ...

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Dave Liebman / Michael Stephans: Nomads

Read "Nomads" reviewed by Chris Kompanek

Veteran saxophonist Dave Liebman is no stranger to experimentation, cutting his teeth playing with Elvin Jones and then Miles Davis' groundbreaking fusion group in the '70s. Drummer/poet Michael Stephans has played with everyone from Pharoah Sanders and John Patitucci to classic rock legends David Bowie and The Rolling Stones. On Nomads, the duo takes on many ...

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Alan Skidmore: Impressions of John Coltrane

Read "Impressions of John Coltrane" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Resto generalmente freddo verso i tributi ai grandi jazzmen del passato ma per questo doppio album di Alan Skidmore dedicato a John Coltrane confesso d'essermi entusiasmato, e in qualche momento commosso. Forse non esiste, dopo Parker, sassofonista tanto riprodotto quanto Coltrane e gruppo tanto “consumato" quanto il suo classico quartetto con McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison ed Elvin Jones. Alan Skidmore, che ...

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Jamaaladeen Tacuma & Wolfgang Puscnig: Journey Into Gemini Territory

Read "Journey Into Gemini Territory" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Monster bassist Jamaaladeen Tacuma and veteran reedman Wolfgang Puschnig take on familiar territory with this new release. Tacuma, who has released several solo CDs over the years is best known for his affiliations with Ornette Coleman and the Music Revolutionary Ensemble.

Tacuma, known for his monster chops on the instrument, has few peers. Puschnig performs dutifully ...