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Samo Salamon Sextet: The Colours Suite

Read "The Colours Suite" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Slovenian guitarist/composer Samo Salamon has built a diverse discography, with a wide range of instrumentation. He had always wanted to do a project with two drummers, and a 2016 show at the Jazz Festival Ljubljana finally presented the opportunity--this album documents that performance. Recruiting a sextet made up of a mix of longtime associates and players ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Samo Salamon Sextet: The Colours Suite

Read "The Colours Suite" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Slovenian guitar ace Samo Salamon fronts a European ensemble akin to one of those legendary all-star jazz summits, but of course these colorific works veer off into an experimental wonderland of improvisation with split-second paradigm shifts amid the ensemble's synergistic discourses. Nonetheless, the respective musicians are at the top of their game here, as Salamon arranged ...

Samo Salamon Sextet: Ela's Dream

Read "Ela's Dream" reviewed by John Kelman

Slovenian guitarist Samo Å alamon's '03 recording Ornethology was something of an epiphany. From the most unlikely of places, a young artist had emerged, not only possessing a frightening command of his instrument, but also gifted with the kind of maturity and artistic vision that would be remarkable regardless of age or origins. While that disc reflected ...