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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Nick Brignola: Between A Rock And The Jazz Place

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This interview was originally published in 1969 in an Albany, New York area arts publication called Transition. It documents a time when saxophonist Nick Brignola was in the process of trying to break out of the confines of bebop and incorporate some of the elements of fusion that was beginning to dominate the jazz market.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Chris Lomheim: Timeline

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Minnesota pianist Chris Lomheim in 2013 began applying for grants for the funding of a new project when he realized that 2014 would mark the twentieth anniversary of his very first trio CD And You've Been Waiting (IGMOD Records, 1994). As such, the pianist decided to move forward with or without grant funding and put together ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Gordon Johnson: Trios Version 3.0

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Sono ormai dieci anni che il contrabbassista Gordon Johnson porta avanti il suo personale studio sul trio. Pianisti e batteristi che variano di disco in disco, di brano in brano. E questo Trios Version 3.0 è ancora una volta la dimostrazione di come le personalità dei musicisti facciano la differenza. Per darne la conferma (e forse un po’ anche per ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Gordon Johnson: Trios Version 3.0

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On Trios Version 3.0, the third volume in a series of piano trio albums by bassist Gordon Johnson, the leader is joined by an estimable rotating cast of supporting players. The lucky part for listeners is that Johnson, the only mainstay on all ten tracks, is such an arresting, versatile, and fluid presence. Quite simply, the ...