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James Hall More: Than Just a Trombone

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This show features an interview with trombonist James Hall where we discuss his new album Lattice which is out on Outside in Music as well as other hot topics. We also follow the theme of good music so expect to hear all types of jazz featuring the likes of Miles Davis and Chick Corea

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Under an African spell & Dida Pelled live

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A little detour in our African exploration. This week we focus on music by non African musicians who have been inspired by Africa. And then we go in a completely different direction and interview the talented Israeli singer & guitarist Dida Pelled who visited our studio for a live performance.

Happy Listening!

ARTICLE: RADIO

Hanging With Corcoran Holt

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Welcome to the second installment of The Crazeology Radio Show on All About Jazz where I play a mix of new and old tunes with a focus on progressive jazz as well as songs with a beat. This week's show includes an interview with Kenny Garret's bassist Corcoran Holt where we discuss his new album The ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Lello Molinari Quartet at Regatta Bar

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Lello Molinari Quartet
Regatta Bar
Cambridge, Massachusetts
May 1, 2018

During the creation of Lello Molinari's current release Lello's Italian Job, Vol. 2(March, 2018) the renown jazz bassist was intentionally stepping back to his roots of southern Italy, specifically Naples--which he left in 1986 to study at the Berklee College of ...

Lello Molinari: Lello's Italian Job Volume 2

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Italian-born bassist Lello Molinari emigrated to the US in the 1980s and is an established part of the Boston jazz scene and a member of the faculty at the Berklee School of Music. In 2016 he released an album reworking the various musics of his homeland into modern jazz and he continues that on this CD. ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Lello Molinari: Lello's Italian Job, Vol. 1

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Stellar bassist Lello Molinari has put together an ensemble of captivating instrumentals on his album Lello's Italian Job. Molinari exceeds expectations on a record with pleasant surprises; however, this collection is more than just ear candy. It's an imagination springboard that will take listeners to oases they've never been before.

Mysterious and intriguing, “Speranze Perdute" ...

3Play+: American Waltz

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3Play+ are a quartet, featuring trumpeter Phil Grenadier, pianist Josh Rosen, bassist Lello Molinari and drummer Marcello Pellitteri. Originally a trio, the band became 3Play+ with the addition of Grenadier; presumably the idea of calling the band 4Play was dismissed at an early stage. On the group's debut, American Waltz, it is joined on some tracks ...

3 Play+: American Waltz

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The music of a band is determined by its players. 3 Play+ assimilates its diverse influences to bring about a confluent whole. The music scopes a wide panorama, from lilting waltz to startlingly fractured-time piece. Each track is a miniature encapsulation of its innovation, an inspired journey into the known and the unexpected.

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3Play+: American Waltz

Read "American Waltz" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The cleverly titled American Waltz might deserve a more fitting inscription as American Quilt," because woven into the admirably crafted compositions of leader/pianist Josh Rosen are all the elements that are American music.

Rosen, a faculty member at Berklee College of Music, lists Bob Moses, Bennie Wallace, and }}George Schuller}} as performance partners. Besides ...