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Jan Garbarek: Popofoni

Read "Popofoni" reviewed by Duncan Heining

Popofoni was originally issued as a double LP in the early seventies. It was both a reaction and a response by a number of Norwegian composers to a spurious debate that had taken place on Norwegian television in 1969. The debate pitted proponents of popular culture against spokespeople for European Art Music. Popofoni was intended an ...

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Chris Keller: Love Is the Answer

Read "Love Is the Answer" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Chris Keller has a message to deliver but doesn’t let it get in the way of the music on this light–hearted quartet session that glides smoothly along without causing a fuss or ruffling any feathers. That’s not to say it is without interest; Keller is an accomplished player, as are the others in her group — ...

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Chris Keller: Love Is the Answer

Read "Love Is the Answer" reviewed by Jack Bowers

This isn’t Chris Keller’s first recording, but it is the first on which she leads her own quartet/quintet and the first on which she sings as well as plays piano. With a name like Love Is the Answer, one might reasonably anticipate a session that drips with sugary sentiment, but Keller quickly dispels any such notion ...