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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Punkt Festival 2015

Read "Punkt Festival 2015" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Punkt Festival
Kristiansand, Norway
September, 3-5, 2015

Kristiansand, home of the Annual Punkt Festival for the past decade, is a municipality situated on the southernmost point of Norway on the Skagerrak strait. It has a population of 86,000 (the greater urban area 155,000) and is the county capital of Vest-Agder.

Honest John: Canarie

Read "Canarie" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Volete regalarvi una scoperta, di quelle che ancora si fanno, nel jazz alle più estese latitudini, ascoltando qualcosa che un attimo prima era totale tabula rasa? Procuratevi questo bellissimo album del giovane quintetto norvegese Honest John e non rimarrete delusi.

I cinque scandinavi vi navigano attraverso nove composizioni, tutte del sassofonista/clarinettista Klaus Ellerhusen ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ole-Henrik Moe: Ciaccona / 3 Persephone Perceptions

Read "Ciaccona / 3 Persephone Perceptions" reviewed by John Kelman

A two-disc solo violin recital can be challenging enough, but when it's the music of Norwegian composer Ole-Henrik Moe (b. 1966), it enters an entirely different realm altogether. A student of 20th Century musical modernist composer Iannis Xenakis, Moe's writing explores the subtle variations of overtones and harmonics instead of overt melody and conventional form. Ciaconna ...