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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Morten Haugshøj Group: The Street Doctor

Read "The Street Doctor" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Even though Danish guitarist Morten Haugshøj has been a familiar presence on the jazz scene in Aarhus for a long time, his album The Street Doctor feels like a new a beginning. Perhaps it has something to do with the stylish cover art drawn by illustrator and pianist, Simon Eskildsen, who also plays on the album. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Butch Lacy / Jesper Løvdal / Kresten Osgood / Mark Dresser: Being Playing

Read "Being Playing" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

The reason why it is so important to musicians and listeners alike that records are released is that they are artistic statements, but also because they document the development of the musicians. Sometimes, when a musician releases very few records, the release of an album becomes an event and a rare chance to catch up with ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2013

Read "Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2013" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2013
jny: Copenhagen, Denmark
July 12-14, 2013
The annual Copenhagen Jazz Festival, with more than a thousand concerts during ten days--spread over more than hundred places and stages across the city--is a special, unique affair. Like other big jazz festivals, it also has its headliners--big names, mostly American, like Terence Blanchard, Richard Bona, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Thomas Maintz: This is the Color...

Read "This is the Color..." reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

There's an idiomatic expression in English called “thinking outside the box," which means that trying to think creatively, unimpeded by conventional restraints. In the case of Danish guitarist Thomas Maintz, the expression is taken quite literally. Using a box with postcards of famous paintings, Maintz randomly picked a card and improvised over it, and the result ...

Cuong Vu / Chris Speed: From The Pacific Northwest To The Atlantic Northeast And Beyond

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Firehouse 12
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Agnostic Revelations
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2010

Lovedale
Coziness Kills
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2009


ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Globe Unity: Denmark

Read "Globe Unity: Denmark" reviewed by Tom Greenland







Jesper Løvdal
Free Fall
Ilk
2008

Thunderstrucks
Thunderstrucks
Blackout
2008

Jonas Westergaard
Helgoland
Sundance Music
2008





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