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Chick Corea: The Musician

Read "Chick Corea: The Musician" reviewed by John Kelman

As people age, it's not uncommon to commemorate birthday milestones--specifically, those marking the passing of decades--with special celebrations, ranging from parties to vacations. In most cases, however, these festivities are private events, restricted to family and friends.

Not Chick Corea.

When this renowned pianist/keyboardist, composer, bandleader and guest participant in countless projects ...

Chick Corea: The Musician

Read "The Musician" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Nel 2011 Chick Corea ha festeggiato il suo settantesimo compleanno con una serie di concerti al Blue Note di New York, andati avanti per due mesi, con nuove e storiche formazioni della sua carriera. Un totale di dieci band--con la presenza, tra gli altri, di Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, Bobby McFerrin, John Patitucci, Gary Burton, Wynton ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bobby McFerrin

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bobby McFerrin

All About Jazz is celebrating Bobby McFerrin's birthday today!

Bobby McFerrin is one of the natural wonders of the music world. A ten-time Grammy Award winner, he is one of the world\'s best-known vocal innovators and improvisers, a world-renowned classical conductor, the creator of “Don\'t Worry Be Happy", one of the most popular songs of ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Francesco Forges: Micro Strayhorn

Read "Micro Strayhorn" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Musicista poliedrico, cantante, flautista e didatta, Francesco Forges ha avuto modo di parlarci di questo disco e del suo rapporto con la figura di Billy Strayhorn in una recente intervista. Come lui stesso dice, il disco indaga “al microscopio" la musica del grande collaboratore (e “lato oscuro") di Duke Ellington, ma aggiungeremmo che la sottopone anche ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

SLIXS: Playgrounds

Read "Playgrounds" reviewed by Ian Patterson

The six members of German a cappella group SLIXS have been honing their instruments together, that's to say their voices, for over a decade. Few vocal groups can match SLIXS' energy and musical charisma, or its masterly fusion of funk, pop, jazz and baroque idioms. SLIXS' unforgettable live shows brought them to the attention of Bobby ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Francesco Forges, non chiamatelo "vocal coach"

Read "Francesco Forges, non chiamatelo "vocal coach"" reviewed by Rosarita Crisafi

Flautista, cantante, compositore, docente, Francesco Forges è un musicista fuori dagli schemi. Da più di vent'anni è coinvolto nella creazione e direzione di gruppi e progetti in cui la voce è protagonista. Ogni formazione è per lui un'occasione per sperimentare le suggestioni più diverse, dal jazz alla lirica, alla poesia, al teatro, alla coralità contemporanea, alla ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

SLIXS At Derry International Choral Festival 2016

Read "SLIXS At Derry International Choral Festival 2016" reviewed by Ian Patterson

SLIXS
Derry International Choral Festival
St. Columb's Hall
Derry, N. Ireland
October 20, 2016

In just four editions the City of Derry International Choral Festival has carved its place among the world's leading choral festivals, attracting the very best international choirs to the Walled City. A pleasing aspect of the ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bobby McFerrin

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bobby McFerrin

All About Jazz is celebrating Bobby McFerrin's birthday today!

Bobby McFerrin is one of the natural wonders of the music world. A ten-time Grammy Award winner, he is one of the world\'s best-known vocal innovators and improvisers, a world-renowned classical conductor, the creator of “Don\'t Worry Be Happy", one of the most popular songs of ...

NEWS: EVENT

Nicolas Bearde and Nat Adderley Jr CD Preview Concert at Yoshi's on September 15th at 8pm

Nicolas Bearde and Nat Adderley Jr CD Preview Concert at Yoshi's on September 15th at 8pm

Vocalist Nicolas Bearde And Grammy-Winning Pianist/Composer Nat Adderley Jr. Hit The Jazz Trail Together "Bearde taps into music’s deeper currents, where love, desire and heartache freely intermingle." —Andrew Gilbert, jazz journalist "A powerful musical presence that touched each and every person in the audience." —John Handy About Nicolas Bearde A renowned jazz singer of remarkable depth, range and technique, with ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jazz and Joy Festival 2015

Read "Jazz and Joy Festival 2015" reviewed by Adriana Carcu

Jazz and Joy Festival 2015
Worms, Germany
June 19-21, 2015

The Jazz and Joy Festival, located in the German town of Worms, celebrated its 25th anniversary. Not far from Frankfurt on Main, Worms carries an illustrious historical heritage, as the site of the Middle Age Nibelung Legend, which was later masterfully rendered ...


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