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Content by tag "Johannes Bauer"

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Giovanni Maier e Zlatko Kaučič: intervista sull'Orchestra Senza Confini

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L'Orchestra Senza Confini è un ensemble ampio (nel disco che la documenta consta di diciassette elementi), con musicisti provenienti dal Friuli Venezia Giulia e dalla Slovenia. Suddivisa in due sezioni, è diretta con una conduction doppia e contemporanea da Giovanni Maier e Zlatko Kaucic. L'iniziativa, in sé molto originale, ha anche esiti entusiasmanti sia dal vivo ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Barry Guy: Back to the Drawing-Board (Part 3)

Read "Barry Guy: Back to the Drawing-Board (Part 3)" reviewed by Duncan Heining

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

One of the things which may strike the listener on hearing the London Jazz Composers' Orchestra for the first time is just how much volume Guy is able to draw from just seventeen to twenty players. Some other big bands sound almost insipid in comparison. There ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

4th Brda Contemporary Music Festival

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Fesstival di Musica Creativa e Improvvisata
Šmartno, Slovenia
11-13.9.2014

È giunto alla quarta edizione il Brda Contemporary Music Festival, piccola quanto preziosa rassegna di “musica creativa e improvvisata" organizzata a Šmartno, nella regione slovena di Brda, da Zlatko Kaucic, percussionista, compositore, didatta e operatore culturale ricco di passione e idee. Il festival, ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Lana Trio: Lana Trio

Read "Lana Trio" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The Norwegian groupLana Trio attempts to find a delicate balance between intense, free jazz to exploration of more open-ended and non-idiomatic free improvisations. The three musicians began to play together after meeting at Sund Folk college in 2007. Trombonist Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø is the most experienced player of the three. He collaborates regularly with Swedish master ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2013

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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: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

The Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet: Concert For Fukushima Wels 2011

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The Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet

Concert For Fukushima Wels 2011

PanRec/Trost Records

2013

In 2011 the Music Unlimited Festival in Wels, Austria, celebrated Peter Brötzmann's 70th birthday (as well as the festival's 25th year edition), under the title Long Story Short. Brötzmann was asked to curate the program and after ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Barry Guy New Orchestra: Krakow, Poland, November 20-23, 2012

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Barry Guy New Orchestra
Alchemia
Krakow, Poland
November 20-23, 2012

Now in its seventh year, the annual autumn jazz extravaganza--Krakowska Jesien Jazzowa, in the beautiful Polish city of Krakow--has gone from strength to strength. It's impossible to see all the acts on the bill without spending several months in residence as they come in ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

2012 Tampere Jazz Happening: Tampere, Finland, November 1-4, 2012

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Tampere Jazz Happening
Tampere, Finland
November 1-4, 2012
Here's another veteran jazz festival, and one which has been gaining increasing international recognition during recent years. This is a Happening with a personality. A distinct orientation to its programming, and a taste for the more adventurous aspects of jazz. The Finnish ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet + 1: London, England, November 9-10, 2012

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Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet + 1
Café Oto
London
November 9-10, 2012

Reprising a legendary three-day residency at Dalston's Café Oto in April 2011, saxophonist Peter Brötzmann's Chicago Tentet roared into town for two nights as part of the London Jazz Festival, the penultimate dates in a nine-day European tour. Incredibly, given the inclement economic ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra: Harmos Live At Schaffhausen

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Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra

Harmos Live At Schaffhausen

Intakt

2012

For those who thought they had missed their chance to see one of the most impressive agglomerations of talent in European improvisation, the 2008 appearance of the London Jazz Composers Orchestra in Switzerland was manna from heaven. Having last ...


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