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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Ojai Music Festival 2019

Read "Ojai Music Festival 2019" reviewed by Josef Woodard

Ojai Music Festival
Libbey Bowl, and other venues
Ojai, California
June 6-9, 2019

In the storied and still-evolving story of the Ojai Music Festival, one of America's most important contemporary music-minded festivals, the roots system run deep into mid-century Modernism and late 20th century post-Modernist impulses and up to the current, ...

Meinrad Kneer e il Questionario di Proust

Read "Meinrad Kneer e il Questionario di Proust" reviewed by Paolo Peviani

All About Jazz: Il tratto principale della mia musica.
Meinrad Kneer: La mia musica è un mix di diverse influenze, provenienti da diversi stili musicali

AAJ: La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con me.
M.K. : Autenticità, pazienza, che abbiano buone orecchie e sappiano quando piazzare le ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ligro: Dictionary 3

Read "Dictionary 3" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Ligro is yet another one of MoonJune Records' stellar discoveries from Indonesia. One says “Indonesia" with caution, as each member of this supremely energetic fusion power trio hails from a culturally different part the vast region: bassist, occasional pianist, and chief composer Adi Darmawan is from Madura, drummer Gusti Hendy is from South Kalimantan and guitarist ...

I 10 CD nel CD-Player di... Andrea Massaria

Read "I 10 CD nel CD-Player di... Andrea Massaria" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

01. Alva Noto--Ryuichi Sakamoto--Vrioon (Raster Norton-2002).
Disco bellissimo, lo ascolto spesso, è ricco di idee interessanti e l'uso delle pause è esemplare....

02. Paul Bley--Open to Love (ECM-1973).
Non ha bisogno di commenti...

03. Steve Reich--Music for Eighteen Musicians (Nonesuch-1976).
Traggo molte ispirazioni dai minimalisti ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Dan Willis and Velvet Gentlemen: The Satie Project II

Read "Dan Willis and Velvet Gentlemen: The Satie Project II" reviewed by Dave Wayne

The music of Eric Satie may well be some of the most malleable and adaptable works ever composed. This could be partly due to the fact that Satie himself stood well outside of the musical mainstream of his time, thus his compositions are comparatively unencumbered by the stylistic baggage of his era. Satie was avant-garde before ...

Gene Pritsker's Sound Liberation: Varieties of Religious Experience Suite

Read "Gene Pritsker's Sound Liberation: Varieties of Religious Experience Suite" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Gene Pritsker's Sound Liberation

Varieties of Religious Experience Suite

Innova Records

2010



There are times when certain music--usually symphonic in scope--suggests the character of a new cultural epoch. Beethoven's 3rd Symphony, also known as the Eroica symphony, was one such, and it set the tone for the Romantic era. His 9th ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Gordon Grdina's East Van Strings: The Breathing of Statues

Read "The Breathing of Statues" reviewed by Matt Marshall

Guitarist/oudist Gordon Grdina has gathered a marvelous string trio to fulfill a longtime desire of producing music in the mode of Béla Bartók. The compositions on The Breathing of Statues were written specifically for the trio involved--violinist Jesse Zubot, violist Eyvind Kang and cellist Peggy Lee--after Grdina had played with them freely. Grdina's writing then served ...