Content by tag "Neil Shah"

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Piano and Saxophone Duets: Untying The Standard, A Memory Of Vienna & Live At Saint Stephens

Read "Piano and Saxophone Duets: Untying The Standard, A Memory Of Vienna & Live At Saint Stephens" reviewed by John Sharpe







Joel Press & Kyle Aho
Untying The Standard
Cadence Jazz Records
2008

Joel Press & Kyle Aho Ran Blake & Anthony Braxton
A Memory of Vienna
hatOLOGY Records
2009

Charles Evans & ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Charles Evans / Neil Shah: Live at Saint Stephens

Read "Live at Saint Stephens" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Live At Saint Stephens with baritone saxophonist Charles Evans and pianist Neil Shah-- together with the Dan Tepfer/Lee Konitz Duos With Lee (Sunnyside Records, 2009)--is certainly one of the most wildly adventurous records in recent memory. It is not quite entirely spontaneous or improvisational as some of Keith Jarrett's records are. But playing under a magisterial ...

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Standards Trio: Album One

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Gli standards ed il trio di piano-contrabbasso-batteria: una formula che appare scontata. Su questo disco, che ha una copertina dall'aspetto spartano, senza fotografie e liner notes, si celebrano ancora i brani del Great American Songbook, quelli che tutti gli studenti imparano più o meno a memoria. Si potrebbe temere una produzione discografica alla buona, ed invece l'ascolto del ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Charles Evans / Neil Shah: Live at St. Stephens

Read "Live at St. Stephens" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

It is sometimes forgotten that music not only exists in time, but also in space. While the unfolding of notes, whether live or recorded, happens over time, the space in which the music is realized is of the outmost importance for the artistic result. The enigma of the improvising artist, the jazz musician in particular, is ...