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Scholz

Daniel Scholz hat schon sein Leben lang Sticks in der Hand und trotz seines jungen Alters auf vielen Bühnen gestanden.
 Mit 26 kann er auf zwei eigene Alben („No1“ feat. Ron Spielman, Euphoria) und ein Lehrwerk (Quick Drum Guide) zurückblicken. Die Begeisterung für Musik und Klänge endet nicht am Instrument. Seit einigen Jahren ist Daniel als Produzent hinter dem Mischpult zu finden und kümmert sich um den richtigen Sound. Scholz Konzerte sind für Publikum und Band gleichermassen ein Erlebnis. Seine Musik ist offen für Improvisationen und bietet den Musikern Raum die Stücke jeden Abend neu zu gestalten

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Italian West Side Big Band: Blue Tone

Read "Blue Tone" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Il panorama delle orchestre jazz italiane si arricchisce di un nuovo organico che nasce grazie alla dedizione del sassofonista Giancarlo Canini. Questi ha coinvolto l'arrangiatore {Marco Tiso, molti solisti provenienti dal dipartimento jazz del conservatorio di Frosinone e alcuni ospiti di prima grandezza: i sassofonisti Maurizio Giammarco ed Eugenio Colombo, il trombettista Aldo Bassi e il ...

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Modern Art Orchestra: Circular

Read "Circular" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Fondata nel 2005 dal trombettista e arrangiatore Kornél Fekete-Kovács con l'intento di rappresentare il meglio del jazz nazionale, l'ungherese Modern Art Orchestra è una delle migliori big-band europee. Con una prospettiva aperta alla contemporaneità, il suo repertorio non è strettamente legato al jazz (uno dei suoi ultimi lavori è dedicato a Ennio Morricone) e prima di ...

Jimmy Haslip: Former Yellowjacket Generating a New Buzz

Read "Jimmy Haslip: Former Yellowjacket Generating a New Buzz" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

Well, the Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston News Leader is probably not the best place to look for local jazz updates, even if the venue is on the base. “Tickets for the next Friday Night Jazz concert at the Fort Sam Houston Theater are on sale. Featured artists include the Jeff Lorber Fusion with ...

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Thad Jones-Mel Lewis: Consummation

Read "Consummation" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

When it came to progressive big bands during the ‘60s, few ensembles could boast the kind of staying power and muscle of the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. With some of the biggest names in the business as part of the ensemble’s regular roster and the uniformly exceptional output of writer Thad Jones, this band was ...