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ARTICLE: RADIO

Flora Carbo, Mário Costa and Wocjiech Jachna

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This episode continues its mission to explore jazz from around the world. Australia's jazz scene is influenced by many great female players. In addition to Sandy Evans you will hear the debut of saxophonist Flora Carbo. Polish trumpeter Wocjiech Jachna and trio debut their latest, God's Body, while Portuguese drummer Mario Costa's latest for Clean Feed ...

In Paris: The ORTF Recordings

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Ogni tanto gli archivi sparsi nel nostro pianeta si aprono per regalare belle e rare emozioni agli attenti cittadini del mondo della musica. Non è cosa così semplice come potrebbe apparire superficialmente: per trovare questi tesori nascosti serve anche l'energia di un gruppo di persone che si appassiona e si mette a caccia delle cose nascoste ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Larry Young: In Paris: The ORTF Recordings

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You may know organist Larry Young from his work in The Tony Williams Lifetime band (with John McLaughlin) and later with Jimi Hendrix, and Carlos Santana or you may just be hip to his Blue Note 1960's years. Nonetheless, you would certainly be surprised to learn that he lived to be just 38 years old, passing ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Burghausen Jazz Festival 2013

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Burghausen Jazz Festival
Burghausen, Germany
March 12-17, 2013
Located almost exactly halfway along the border of the province of Bavaria (located in Germany's southeast) and Austria, the town of Burghausen might seem an odd place for a jazz festival, especially one now celebrating its 44th year. But this town of just 18,000 people, ...

Take Five With Milton Suggs

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Meet Milton Suggs:

The remarks of those who hear him for the first time often go something like this: “I didn't know he could talk, let alone sing!" or “That voice does not belong to that body!" That's because Milton prefers to let his talent speak for itself.



Music has been ...

Nathan Davis: The Best of Nathan Davis '65-'76

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Nathan Davis
The Best of Nathan Davis '65-'76
Jazzman
2009



The concept of a “Best Of" album seems like it should be set aside for those musicians who have entered the popular consciousness to the degree that a sampler disc would be an easy sell. In jazz, canonical ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ha-Yang Kim: Ama

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Che fosse un momento particolarmente felice per violoncelli e violoncellisti ce n’eravamo già accorti. È da un bel pezzo che i vari Fred Lonberg-Holm, Erik Friedlander, Tomas Ulrich e Daniel Levin, solo per citarne alcuni, tengono desta l’attenzione di chi osserva gli imperscrutabili cieli della galassia impro contemporanea. Eppure, lo ammettiamo, nel novero degli adepti al culto del fratellino ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Nathan Davis: Suite for Dr Martin Luther King

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Good art is the product of the times, reflecting and often impacting the world it was created in, but great art transcends both time and space. Saxophonist Nathan Davis' Suite for Dr Martin Luther King is a great work of art. It is short but powerful like a bittersweet shot of espresso. Recorded in 1976 and ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Nathan Davis: Back From Here

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AAJ: Because of your role with the Paris Reunion Band many people still think of you as an expatriate, but you have been active, here in America, as a jazz musician and educator for nearly 35 years.

ND: Yeah, this is my 35th year here at University of Pittsburgh. When I think about it, ...