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ARTICLE: REDISCOVERY

Jan Garbarek Group: Wayfarer

Read "Jan Garbarek Group: Wayfarer" reviewed by John Kelman

Jan Garbarek Group
Wayfarer
ECM Records
1983

Today's Rediscovery? Jan Garbarek Group's Wayfarer, the saxophonist's 1983 ECM recording with Bill Frisell, Eberhard Weber and Michael DiPasqua. I was fortunate enough to have seen this group in a small club while on a trip to Boston the same year, and I still ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jan Garbarek Group: Dresden - In Concert

Read "Dresden - In Concert" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Dopo Egberto Gismonti, un altro degli artisti di punta ECM interrompe un lungo silenzio discografico: Dresden, il nuovo CD di Jan Garbarek, arriva sei anni dopo In Praise of Dreams, ma ne sono passati ben undici dal precedente lavoro col gruppo, il doppio Rites. In questi anni Garbarek ha comunque continuato l'attività concertistica in modo abbastanza intenso e continuativo, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jan Garbarek Group: Dresden

Read "Dresden" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

For those new to the explorations of jazz, Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek could be a new name. Never a prolific artist, Dresden is his first release in five years, following In Praise of Dreams (ECM Records, 2004). It was another five years between that disc and its predecessor, Mnemosyne (ECM Records, 1999).

But for fans ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jan Garbarek Group: Dresden

Read "Dresden" reviewed by John Kelman

Though less active on the recording front in recent years--In Praise of Dreams (ECM, 2004) was his first since Mnemosyne (ECM, 1999), following up his immensely popular pairing with the Hilliard Ensemble, Officium (ECM, 1994)-- Jan Garbarek has toured virtually every year, playing dates in Europe and further abroad. His 2008 Mai Jazz performance, in Stavanger, ...