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Myra Melford Be Bread: The Whole Tree Gone

Read "The Whole Tree Gone" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Atmosfere acustiche, un incipit dalla melodia solare, bucolica, quasi cinematografica. E' questa la sorprendente apertura del nuovo CD del Myra Melford Be Bread, gruppo che in passato ci aveva abituato a ben altre atmosfere ed a ben altre sonorità. Qui invece l'elettricità è bandita. L'orizzonte di riferimento sembra essere la “bassa" padana. Biciclette che percorrono strade bianche di campagna. ...

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Myra Melford Be Bread: The Image Of Your Body

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Se ci si ferma un istante a riflettere sugli sviluppi della sua musica, appare piuttosto evidente come Myra Melford stia negli anni combinando e ricombinando i diversi elementi della propria poetica, in un dialogo interno continuo e estremamente sottile che riflette bene il suo carattere di artista generosa, ma al tempo stesso schiva e profondamente riflessiva. Succede anche con ...

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Myra Melford Be Bread: The Image Of Your Body

Read "The Image Of Your Body" reviewed by Nic Jones

Myra Melford augments her to a quartet here with either trumpet or guitar, and the range of the group is augmented in turn by her use of harmonium and the use of electronics by both trumpeter Cuong Vu and bassist Stomu Takeishi. The resulting music is a mixed affair, marked by a certain anonymous quality that ...

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Myra Melford Be Bread: The Image of Your Body

Read "The Image of Your Body" reviewed by John Kelman

It's been a couple of years since pianist Myra Melford released the broad-scoped, orchestral Where the Two Worlds Touch (Arabesque, 2004) by her group The Tent. Since then she's relocated to Berkeley from New York and, if anything, the duality of her previous record is explored in even greater detail on The Image of Your Body, ...

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Myra Melford Be Bread: The Image of Your Body

Read "The Image of Your Body" reviewed by Troy Collins

Pianist Myra Melford has an abiding interest in India. She cites the writings of the Sufi mystic poet Rumi, as well as her own harmonium studies there, as major influences on her writing, again borrowing from the subcontinent's traditions on this album. Many of these pieces were composed on melodica, enriching them with a strong harmonic ...