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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Leonardo Pavkovic: Nothing is Ordinary

Read "Leonardo Pavkovic: Nothing is Ordinary" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

More than any other person, Leonardo Pavkovic has made me write some crazy shit.

Pavkovic is the primal force behind the joyously eclectic MoonJune Records, which he established in 2001. “Established" may not be the right word: “I am truly an unusual and rules breaking call-it-record-company with a 'label' identity despite the fact that ...

MoonJune Records: A Decade of Progressive Rock Documentation

Read "MoonJune Records: A  Decade of Progressive Rock Documentation" reviewed by Mark Redlefsen

On a moon of this past June, appropriately enough, Leonardo Pavkovic, owner of the progressive jazz label MoonJune Records, gave All About Jazz an interview at the label's office in Union Square, New York City. The name MoonJune Records, which Pavkovic started back in 2001, is taken from the title of a song, “Moon In June," ...

D.F.A. (Duty Free Area): 4TH

Read "4TH" reviewed by John Kelman

The release of Kaleidoscope (MoonJune, 2007) brought Italian progressive/fusion group D.F.A. (Duty Free Area) back into the spotlight by reissuing, in remastered form, its first two out-of-print discs-- Lavori in Corso (Scolopendra, 1996) and Duty Free Area (Mellow, 1999). But unlike many reissues, bringing early material back into release to flesh out an existing discography, Kaleidoscope ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

DFA: Work In Progress Live

Read "Work In Progress Live" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

This is the third release by DFA, one of Italy’s premier fusion outfits, and it provides perhaps the clearest insight yet into what makes them so special to the genre. Recorded at the NEARFest 2000 in Pennsylvania, their first live show in the U.S., Work In Progress Live captures a good deal of the coalescing energy ...