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Arild Andersen/Paolo Vinaccia/Tommy Smith: In-House Science

Read "In-House Science" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Arild Andersen's superb trio with tenor saxophonist Tommy Smith and drummer Paolo Vinaccia had previously released two ECM albums, Live at Belleville (2008), and Mira (2014). Smith and Andersen joined the saxophonist's frequent collaborators, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra for Celebration (2015) which included “Independency, Pt. 4" from Belleville. In-House Science is the second live album ...

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Torhild Ostad / Carsten Dahl: Jeg roper til deg

Read "Jeg roper til deg" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Back in 1982, the Norwegian singer, Radka Toneff, released a very special duo album with the American pianist, Steve Dobrogosz, called Fairytales. Since then, the fate of the music has also become something of a fairytale, with the album being chosen as one of the best Norwegian albums of all time.

It seems ...

Carsten Dahl Trio: Simplicity

Read "Simplicity" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Danish pianist Carsten Dahl has made many fine albums but none finer than his latest, Simplicity.

He describes in a video posted on his record company Storyville's website, how it felt to create it: “I don't have any thoughts about what I play when I play. I focus a lot on not being ...

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Nutshell e Nattjazz 2016

Read "Nutshell e Nattjazz 2016" reviewed by Luca Vitali

Visitare Bergen in maggio è sempre un terno al lotto: il clima, spesso piovoso, condiziona l'umore, ma quando è il sole ad accoglierti, l'incanto è assicurato. È da qualche anno che mancavo da Bergen e non facevo visita all'USF (United Sardine Factory), antica fabbrica di sardine convertita in tempio della cultura di quella città, e come ...

Live at SMK / Bach Goldberg Variations

Read "Live at SMK / Bach Goldberg Variations" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

I due CD in esame, entrambi del 2014, vedono protagonista il pianista danese Carsten Dahl e, sebbene piuttosto diversi tra loro, sono accomunati da un approccio libero da vincoli e mirato a promuovere una musica personale e innovativa.

Stefan Pasborg -Carsten Dahl
Live at SMK
ILK Music
2014
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Vossa Jazz 2015

Read "Vossa Jazz 2015" reviewed by Henning Bolte


VOSSA JAZZ
Voss
March 28 -29, 2015

Vossa Jazz, founded in 1973, an annual three-day event with a great variety of groups and acts, is a highly prestigious jazz festival in Norway. Thanks especially to its commissions and awards, it has an important national and international function. In 1983 the ...

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John Law: Goldberg

Read "Goldberg" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

J.S. Bach's The Goldberg Variations is one of the most famous works in the literature of the piano and an endless source of inspiration for pianist around the world -and not only classical pianists. Bach's music simply transcends genres and his ability to develop and sculpt variations on a theme remain unsurpassed. It is no coincidence ...

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Jazz at Bran Castle 2014

Read "Jazz at Bran Castle 2014" reviewed by Adriana Carcu

Bran Castle
Bran Jazz Festival
Bran, Romania
August 29-September 1, 2014

The castle located in the heights of the Transylvanian Carpathian Mountains known as the dwelling place of the legendary Count Dracula has hosted the second edition of a jazz festival that ushered in a new type of record: the ...

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Carsten Dahl Trio: A Good Time

Read "A Good Time" reviewed by Chris Mosey

With this album, Denmark's premier jazz pianist Carsten Dahl throws into doubt the old adage that familiarity breeds contempt.

First, there's the line-up: he's played with Lennart Ginman (bass) and Frands Rifbjerg (drums) many times before, most notably on two previous albums for Storyville, Will You Make My Soup Hot & Silver from ...

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Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2014

Read "Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2014" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Copenhagen Jazz Festival
Copenhagen
July, 8-10, 2014

The ten-day Copenhagen Jazz Festival, with its 1,200 concerts, is maybe the largest of its kind in Europe. This number of concerts is the consequence of a unique concept. The core of the festival, with some international headliners, is a relatively small scale ...