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Wolfgang Schalk: From Here to There

Read "From Here to There" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Guitarist Wolfgang Schalk continues to bring that soulful swing which might label him as an acolyte of hard-bop jazz. Yet there's much more to his story as proven in his seventh release as leader From Here To There unveiling fresh material delivered by commanding musicians. This deference to the art-form also proves Schalk's exceptional talent and ...

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Guitarist Wolfgang Schalk Releases "From Here To There"

Guitarist Wolfgang Schalk Releases "From Here To There"

Guitarist and composer Wolfgang Schalk’s new album From Here to There is an electrifying statement celebrating the “power of now" in jazz. Schalk’s new compositions plus a fresh take on Ellington’s “Satin Doll" bring the listener on a swinging spiritual journey from the first note. His band—Andy Langham (piano), Carlitos Del Puerto (bass), Clarence Penn (drums)—masterfully ...

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Enter the "Wolfgang Schalk - The Second Third Man" Giveaway at All About Jazz!

Enter the "Wolfgang Schalk - The Second Third Man" Giveaway at All About Jazz!

All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Frame Up Music “Wolfgang Schalk - The Second Third Man“ giveaway contest starting today. We'll select FIVE winners at the conclusion of the contest on November 4th. Click here to enter the contest

(Becoming a fan of Wolfgang Schalk at AAJ automatically enters you in the contest.)

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Guitarist Wolfgang Schalk Releases Special Remix Of "The Second Third Man"

Release Date: June 11, 2013 / Label: Frame Up Music / Format: CD, Digital Download By Walter Kolosky The collaboration with Michael Brecker was a dream come true. By 1996 standards, the compositions and performances on Wolfgang Schalkʼs The Second Third Man were impressive. The title cut stood out, as I wrote previously: “The Second Third Man" is indicative of ...

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Enter the "Wolfgang Schalk - Word of Ear" Giveaway at All About Jazz!

Enter the "Wolfgang Schalk - Word of Ear"  Giveaway at All About Jazz!

All About Jazz members are invited to enter the “Wolfgang Schalk - Word of Ear“ giveaway contest starting today. We'll select TEN winners at the conclusion of the contest on October 21st. Click here to enter the contest

(Becoming a fan of Wolfgang Schalk at AAJ automatically enters you in the contest.)

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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Wolfgang Schalk: Word of Ear

Read "Word of Ear" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

As if to quietly utter “enough with talking about the music...," guitarist Wolfgang Schalk gets to the heart of the matter with Word of Ear and lets his playing speak loud and clear. This is his sixth recording as a leader and he continues to reveal expressive phrasing and piercing solos on hollow body electric and ...

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A New Recording By Guitarist/Composer Wolfgang Schalk

A New Recording By Guitarist/Composer Wolfgang Schalk

Wolfgang Schalk's latest release Word of Ear further showcases his talent as a consummate guitarist, playing with deep soulfulness and feeling. He delivers hard swinging and emotive compositions in the vein of the patriarchal jazz guitarist lineage while highlighting his membership in the elite club of today's creative voices. With the follow up to his critically acclaimed ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Wolfgang Schalk: Wanted

Read "Wanted" reviewed by John Barron

Guitarist/composer Wolfgang Schalk draws inspiration from his experiences on the New York and Los Angeles jazz scenes. These varied musical environments have led the Austrian native down a divergent musical path, colored with a variety of textures and moods. For Wanted, his fifth release as a leader, the guitarist teams up with pianist Geoffrey Keezer, drummer ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Wolfgang Schalk: Wanted

Read "Wanted" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

With full hollow-bodied goodness, guitarist Wolfgang Schalk delivers his most heartfelt recording to date with Wanted. Recorded in Los Angeles, Schalk not only switched locations from his bi-coastal residencies in New York but also sports a new quartet with veteran aces Geoffrey Keezer (piano), Marvin “Smitty" Smith (drums) and bassist Dave Carpenter, who sadly passed away ...

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Wolfgang Schalk New CD Release "Wanted"

Wolfgang Schalk New CD Release "Wanted"

A new recording by guitarist Wolfgang Schalk Wanted Frame Up Music Street Date: September 2nd 2008 Wolfgang Schalk: guitar
Geoffrey Keezer: piano
Dave Carpenter: bass
Marvin “Smitty" Smith: drums Recorded at Encore/Paramount Studios, Los Angeles, CA "Schalk creates impressive structures for improvisation, and he fits each and every structure with a hip, catchy melody. If other ...


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