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Mario Pavone Sextet: Deez to Blues

Read "Deez to Blues" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Mario Pavone ha ben quattro decenni di carriera - cominciata con Paul Bley - alle spalle e sempre più creativo che mai, da accompagnatore a forte leader. Il contrabbassista statunitense ha incontrato ed inciso con tanti musicisti, da Bill Dixon e Anthony Braxton al famoso trio con Tom Chapin, eppure non si stanca mai di inventare nuove cose e di ...

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Mario Pavone Sextet: Deez to Blues

Read "Deez to Blues" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

If Mario Pavone were to be greeted with a fanfare of trumpets in celebration of the forty years he has been moulding music into inventive and challenging celebrations, he would probably look for bass and drums to ring the brass. Pavone is known to get the rhythm section out in front, and he continues to do ...

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Mario Pavone Sextet: Deez to Blues

Read "Deez to Blues" reviewed by Troy Collins

Bassist, composer and bandleader Mario Pavone leads a new all-star sextet on Deez to Blues, his seventeenth recording as a leader. Pavone's swinging, multi-layered compositions push the tradition forward while always looking back. Like his stylistic forefather, Charles Mingus, Pavone's notion of the jazz tradition is playful yet reverent. By placing the rhythm section at the ...