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Nick Millevoi

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Nick Millevoi, a young guitarist and composer of jny: Philadelphia, likes to surprise, as the sheer diversity of his project demonstrates. He has the innate curiosity of the best music explorers and is equally at ease composing for large ensembles as for small rock bands. As his bio aptly puts it, Nick Millevoi is a guitarist ...

Nick Millevoi

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01. Jeff Parker -New Breed (International Anthem -2016).
Sto ascoltando questo disco ogni giorno da una settimana. È una splendida combinazione di loops, ritmi e suoni dal vivo. Grandi brani e l'intero album possiede uno straordinario groove, è divertente e ha un suono unico.

02. Grant Green -Goin' West (Blue Note -1969). ...

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Ahmad Jamal Trio: The Legendary 1958 Pershing Lounge & Spotlite Club Recordings

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Ahmad Jamal Trio

The Legendary 1958 Pershing Lounge & Spotlite Club Performances

Solar Records

2011

“Play like Jamal," trumpeter Miles Davis is reputed to have told his pianist Red Garland in the mid 1950s. We can but speculate how Garland reacted to this request, assuming the story is true. It ...

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The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62

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Ahmad Jamal

The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62

Mosaic Records

2010

If you're familiar with pianist Ahmad Jamal, it's more likely through his reputation and not through his music. Trumpeter Miles Davis famously remarked that Jamal taught him to be more economical in his playing: that the notes that ...

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The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62

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Ahmad Jamal

The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62

Mosaic Records

2010

“When I listen to these records now... when I listen to the Pershing, it's phenomenal, I must say. What they were doing, phenomenal, the lines and the purity. It's so pure ... It was sheer joy working with ...

Ahmad Jamal: A Quiet Time

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Ahmad Jamal

A Quiet Time

Dreyfus Records

2010

Always reluctant to go into the studio unless he has material he is thoroughly satisfied with, pianist Ahmad Jamal's A Quiet Time could be considered as a follow-up to It's Magic (Dreyfus Records, 2008), given the relatively short period between the two releases. ...

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Ahmad Jamal: Forward Momentum

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Ahmad Jamal, possibly the most influential of living jazz pianists, turned 80 years young on July 2, 2010. It is however, business as usual and instead of celebrating at home in his slippers, Jamal was wowing an audience at the Montreal Jazz festival.

Jamal is touring now more than ever before, and is in ...