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Mari Kimura: Voyage Apollonian

Read "Voyage Apollonian" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Vionista giapponese dedita alla ricerca, Mari Kimura è nota per lo sviluppo dei subarmonici, che produce attraverso alcune tecniche sulle corde, e per l'interazione che opera tra il suo strumento e il computer. Pratiche che in questo disco in solo mette a frutto confrontandosi con un repertorio che, accanto a sue composizioni, vede anche brani di ...

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Mônica Vasconcelos: Brazil Songs of Resistance

Read "Mônica Vasconcelos: Brazil Songs of Resistance" reviewed by Duncan Heining

A tanned, beautiful young woman in a skimpy bikini walks through the lapping sea waters on the edge of a sun-soaked beach. Soft music plays, its shifting beat following her footsteps. It's a cliché, of course, but a powerful one when it comes to thoughts (male, mainly) of Brazil and its music.

UK-based Brazilian ...

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Tito Mangialajo Rantzer e il Questionario di Proust

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All About Jazz Italia: Il tratto principale della mia musica.
Tito Mangialajo Rantzer: Che sia sincera e con lo sguardo verso l'ignoto e il rischio. Ma anche che sia in qualche modo legata alla tradizione, al suono di quella musica che chiamiamo jazz, della quale sono terribilmente innamorato.

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Carol Saboya: Carolina

Read "Carolina" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Classic samba from enchanting Brazilian vocalist Carol Saboya and a first-rate band. It's a family affair, with her father, pianist/composer Antonio Adolfo in charge of piano and arrangements. He is working with his regular band, so the arrangements fit like a glove. The core repertoire is unimpeachable, with three songs by the legendary Antonio Carlos Jobim ...

Bimhuis at 40: Older, Better, Business as Usual

Read "Bimhuis at 40: Older, Better, Business as Usual" reviewed by Joan Gannij

The Bimhuis is turning 40 and is still very much in its prime. Beginning October 1, jny: Amsterdam's venerable jazz club will celebrate this milestone with a variety of concerts, activities and special events. The Bimhuis opened in 1974 after a lengthy search for a suitable venue for improvising musicians. Over the next decades it would ...

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Yaron Stavi: Profoundly Bassist

Read "Yaron Stavi: Profoundly Bassist" reviewed by Sammy Stein

Yaron Stavi is a bassist who has performed all over the world with many musicians, playing double and electric bass and crossing genres into rock, classical, jazz and World Music. He studied in Berlin and played with orchestras around Europe, North America and Asia, and was principal bassist with the Mahler Youth Orchestra under, among others, ...

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Hector Martignon: Second Chance

Read "Second Chance" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

In his notes to Second Chance, pianist Hector Martignon reflects on second chances and the wide ranging impact they can have on a person. On another plane, he muses on the second chance he has given to some of the compositions he had played with other bands, or to which he had given a different interpretation. ...

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Matthias Bublath: Getting Organized

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At the turn of the decade, German-born pianist Matthias Bublath got organized at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. After a free-wheeling stint in Linz, Austria, his musical education began in earnest, but it was also at Berklee that he took up the Hammond B3 organ. Since then the young pianist has become an ...

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The Sons of Brasil: While You Were Out

Read "While You Were Out" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Who would imagine that a group of American musicians from Kansas City, Missouri, could have such a passion for “musica bem Brasileira" that they have stayed together for 18 years, developed a strong following and managed to release one of the finest albums of Brazilian jazz to date? The Sons of Brasil is such a group, ...