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Lotte Anker: Plodi

Read "Plodi" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Danish saxophonist Lotte Anker and Slovenian drummer Zlatko Kaucic possess extensive resumes so to speak. With a long list of affiliations, including disparate undertakings as leaders and collaborators, the respective artists are prominent exponents of the European progressive jazz / improvisation realm. The program begins with Anker performing solo on three tracks at St. Martin's church ...

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Samo Salamon Bassless Trio: Little River

Read "Little River" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Trentasette anni, nato a Maribor (Slovenia), Samo Salamon è un prolifico chitarrista, compositore e leader, che dal 2003 a oggi ha realizzato 18 album alla guida di propri gruppi. Il valore dei partner che l'hanno affiancato in questi anni chiarisce bene la considerazione che ottiene tra i colleghi, anche se presso il pubblico e gli addetti ...

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Samo Salamon Bassless Trio: Little River

Read "Little River" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

To call guitarist Samo Salamon prolific would be something of an understatement. Over the past decade Salamon has released more than fifteen albums, most of which document different cross-cultural trio and quartet explorations. His discography includes albums like Two Hours (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2006), a rhythm-plus-horn date with left-of-center players like tenor saxophonist Tony Malaby ...

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Samo Salamon Bassless Trios: Duality

Read "Duality" reviewed by Nic Jones

Guitarist Samo Salamon is one of those players quietly but fully engaged with moving the music forward. His vocabulary is entirely his own by dint of the individuality of phrasing that pervades the music of both trios featured in this set.

Despite the similarity of instrumentation, the two groups' different personalities is testament ...

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Samo Salamon Bassless Trios: Duality

Read "Duality" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

By splitting the program between two different bass-less trios connected to opposite sides of the Atlantic, Slovenian guitarist Samo Salamon has managed to bridge the continental divide on Duality. This project could turn into a compare-and-contrast session on the music made by the two groups, alternately dubbed the “US Trio" and “European Trio," and that line ...

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Samo Salamon Quartet: Ornethology

Read "Ornethology" reviewed by Javier AQ Ortiz

Review: Quick and to the Point: Ornette Coleman and John Scofield ought to be proud!



A musical convergence between Ornette Coleman, Slovenia and John Scofield doesn't figure high in any jazz critic's list of music to look for. Although not exhaustive, the previous three parameters of understanding, however, do serve as guidelines for Ornethology. ...