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Evan Parker - Marteau Rouge: Live

Read "Live" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Loro sono i Marteau Rouge [martello rosso], trio franco-giapponese dedito a una forma elettro-rockettara di free piuttosto delirante, con venature ambient e qualche spruzzo di noise [di là delle Alpi la chiamano “musique actuelle"]; lui è Evan Parker, e non ha certo bisogno di presentazioni. L'occasione di esibirsi insieme capita nel gennaio del 2008, sul palco del Sunset di ...

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Marteau Rouge / Evan Parker: Live

Read "Live" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Saxophonist Evan Parker performs here with a France-based trio at a Paris venue, in a wily acoustic-electric exhibition and one that transmits yet another side of the artist's musicality. Parker's Electro-Acoustic Ensemble recordings for ECM Records are designed upon a large group layout. On this 2009 release, the electronics are placed a bit more in the ...

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Joëlle Léandre: Organic-Mineral

Read "Organic-Mineral" reviewed by Glenn Astarita



Conservatory-trained and prize-winning bassist/improviser Joëlle Léandre has aligned herself with new music advocates such as Anthony Braxton and Morton Feldman, among others. So it should be of little surprise that the esteemed bassist would extend her wares a bit by connecting with koto performer Kazue Sawai for a set brimming with minimalist themes ...

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Carlos Garnett: Under Nubian Skies

Read "Under Nubian Skies" reviewed by Bob Margolis

“Under Nubian Skies" is a swinging, well played record that shows Carlos Garnett dipping heavily into his Coltrane bag and Panamanian roots. Garnett, a legendary tenor man who is returning to performing after a self imposed exile has done stints with Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakey, Woody Shaw, Charles Mingus, Pharoah Saunders, and perhaps most notably as ...