Content by tag "Doors"

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Andrew Lisle Alex Ward: Doors

Read "Doors" reviewed by John Eyles

The pairing of clarinetist-guitarist Alex Ward and drummer Andrew Lisle dates back at least to 2014 when the pair recorded the album Red Kite (Raw Tonk, 2014) in a trio with saxophonist Colin Webster. As Ward is kept busy as a member of quite a few other groupings of various sizes, it is no surprise that ...

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Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Vogue Theater

Read "Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Vogue Theater" reviewed by Lloyd N. Peterson Jr.

Tedeschi Trucks Band
Vogue Theater
Vancouver, BC
November 8, 2013

Jazz has always taken from the pop music of its day and culturalized it, intellectualized it, added some soul or swing and for those who are capable, added the personalized artistic X factor that is unique to that artist's ...

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Vitor Pereira Quintet: Doors

Read "Doors" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Doors makes for an ambitious leader debut for guitarist Vitor Pereira, who describes a wide canvas of styles, each interpreted with an avid sense of accomplishment.

Born in Porto, Portugal, Pereira first studied and played classical music, moving to London in 2004 and getting his degree in jazz. From then on he established himself ...

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Vitor Pereira Quintet: Doors

Read "Doors" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Music produced by London's F-IRE Collective is almost guaranteed to be intriguing and innovative. Doors, the debut from Portuguese guitarist Vitor Pereira's Quintet, is a worthy addition to the Collective's output. The quintet contains some of the UK's finest young players, including alto saxophonist Chris Williams, from Led Bib, and drummer Eddie Hick, from Gilad Atzmon's ...

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Talibam!: Boogie in the Breeze Blocks

Read "Boogie in the Breeze Blocks" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

At first, Talibam!'s Boogie in the Breeze Blocks appears to be regurgitated Doors-meets-Frank Zappa-meets-Ornette Coleman-meets razor-sharp punk. But then, why waste time trying to do what many would, which is put anything new in a category?

This is wildly new music, fresh in its approach to the collision of melody, harmony and rhythm that ...