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C. Michael Bailey's Best Recordings of 2014

Read "C. Michael Bailey's Best Recordings of 2014" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

This year turned out to be a watershed of jazz and beyond vocals, instrumental jazz and important reissues. It was a year of music that further opened my eyes and ears to music I had not previously valued or considered. How short-sighted of me.

Beat Kaestli
Collage
(B&B Productions)

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Vittorio Gennari: Blues

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Italian alto saxophonist Vittorio Gennari manages to keep together his band from his 2010 Melodies for another run on Blues, a recording he nominally shares with vibraphonist Daniele Di Gregorio. The two survey the sacred twelve bars much in the same way as Jackie McLean on his 1961 Bluesnik (Blue Note) or Jimmy Smith on Six ...

Vittorio Gennari: Melodies

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Altoist Vittorio Gennari is scarcely a household word among jazz fans in his native Italy, let alone the wider world. Arriving on the scene late in life, after a long career playing in dance bands, Gennari was in his seventies when he cut his first record as a leader, The Sound (Red, 2006). Now, aged 76, ...

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Vittorio Gennari: Melodies

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Oltre ad essere un produttore, Sergio Veschi è anche uno scopritore di talenti, che sulla sua Red Records hanno lasciato tracce importanti. Se prima, quando il mercato era più facile da seguire, erano nomi americani o sudamericani, ad esempio Jim Snidero, Robert Stewart o Hector Costita Bisignani, che per un motivo o per l`ltro in patria non ricevevano la ...

Vittorio Gennari: The Sound

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Le difficoltà del mercato discografico sono sempre più evidenti. Anche una etichetta con un catalogo di tutto rilievo come la Red Records ha da un po' dovuto ridurre il numero di nuove produzioni. Ma il produttore Sergio Veschi sopperisce con la propria passione e continua a proporre musicisti sui quali ha voglia di puntare. Tra questi Vittorio Gennari che ...


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