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Ferenc Nemeth: Openness for Triumph

Read "Ferenc Nemeth: Openness for Triumph" reviewed by Marta Ramon

Ferenc Nemeth's versatility has positioned him in the front line of jazz drummers today. This Hungarian percussionist has developed a recognizable sound which has, over the years, resulted in his sharing the stage with renowned international jazzmen like saxophonists Wayne Shorter, Mark Turner and Chris Cheek, bassist Christian McBride, bassist John Patitucci, vibraphonist Dave Samuels and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ferenc Nemeth: Triumph

Read "Triumph" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Ferenc Nemeth bursts onto the jazz scene with his second release as a leader. Triumph is the follow-up to his lyrical, more reserved debut Night Songs(Dreamers Collective 2007), and finds the Hungarian-born drummer in the company of a superb quartet including his boss in the Gilfema trio, guitarist Lionel Loueke.

Where Night Songs ...

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New Gilfema Album "Gilfema + 2" out This Month

New Gilfema Album "Gilfema + 2" out This Month

NEW YORK - When Gilfema released its self-titled debut album on ObliqSound in 2005, they effectively put an end to any lingering doubts that jazz, although undeniably rooted in America, had evolved into a truly international art form. Here were a guitarist/vocalist, Lionel Loueke, from the West African nation of Benin; a bassist, Massimo Biolcati, who ...

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Gilfema: Gilfema

Read "Gilfema" reviewed by John Kelman

You only have to look at Gilfema to realize just how small a place the world has become. Comprised of a young multinational group of players--Benin-born guitarist/vocalist Lionel Loueke, Italian/Swedish bassist Massimo Biolcati and Hungarian drummer Ferenc Nemeth--Gilfema's self-titled debut is clear proof of contemporary jazz's cosmopolitanism.

Loueke is the best known--an integral part of trumpeter ...

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Gilfema: Gilfema

Read "Gilfema" reviewed by Phil DiPietro

Gilfema, or more properly GilFeMa, is made up of three extraordinary players who are the unlikeliest of collaborators given their geographical origins. Guitarist Lionel Gilles Loueke, 30, hails from Benin in West Africa; drummer Ferenc Nemeth, 29, is a product of the jazz hotbed of Keszthely, Hungary; and acoustic bassist Massimo Biolcati, 33 is a Sweden-born ...