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ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Linda May Han Oh: Talent and Dedication

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Over the past decade, bassist Linda May Han Oh has been hailed as one of the most gifted bassists, bandleaders and composers of her generation. She is a virtuoso who can swing hard while keeping instrumental grace and precision, structuring her lines through a most free-flowing cascade of ideas. After completing her master's degree at the ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Linda May Han Oh: Talento e Dedizione

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Tra i bassisti di nuova generazione--nello strumento sia acustico che elettrico--il ruolo di Linda May Han Oh spicca per il lavoro svolto sia come bandleader che partner di protagonisti come Pat Metheny, Dave Douglas, Vijay Iyer, Joe Lovano o Kenny Barron. Nel 2017 ha pubblicato il quarto album a suo nome Walk Against Wind (Biophilia Records) ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Sinne Eeg: Dreams

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Danish vocalist Sinne Eeg has a mature, pliable voice that shows traces of singers like Peggy Lee and Sheila Jordan in its contours and sound. She is a long-established presence in her home country but Dreams is only her second album to be released in America. For the occasion she has put together a solid cast ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Dan Zimmerman: Drifting Home

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Dan Zimmerman is a veteran guitarist who is well versed in a lot of styles having played with soul, jazz, rock and Latin musicians over a 20-year plus career. His new solo CD, Drifting Home, covers a lot of ground ranging from grinding blues-rock to acoustic classical melodies.

Several tunes here have him sounding ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Ron Carter: Detroit Jazz Festival 2016 Artist-In-Residence

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As the artist-in-residence for the 37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival, Ron Carter maintained an active role in both the artistic and educational functions that accompanied this distinguished position, made even more extraordinary by the fact that it was all happening in his hometown. Having teamed with Pat Metheny last year for a stellar duo ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

A dialogo con Stefano Tamborrino

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Il trentacinquenne Stefano Tamborrino è oggi uno dei musicisti più interessanti della scena nostrana. Membro stabile di alcuni dei migliori gruppi italiani del momento, come Hobby Horse e Frontal, ma anche parte di molteplici formazioni di orientamenti musicali diversi, dal quartetto di Nico Gori a quello di William Tatge, dal trio di Alessandro Galati a quello ...

Tesla Manaf: Tesla Manaf

Read "Tesla Manaf" reviewed by Dave Wayne

The beneficiary of free-range musical knowledge gleaned from his father's record collection---one which included discs by the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Gentle Giant, Pat Metheny, and Soft Machine--guitarist / composer Tesla Manaf has subsequently developed a completely unique musical voice. Perhaps more importantly, he's a daring young fellow who's not afraid to take artistic chances. Classically-trained, he tired ...

ARTICLE: REDISCOVERY

David Friesen: Waterfall Rainbow

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David Friesen
Waterfall Rainbow
Inner City
1977

Today's Rediscovery is Waterfall Rainbow, from a bassist who garnered significant attention back in the '70s and '80s, but sadly never sustained it for reasons unknown--certainly nothing to do with his talent--and has, in the decades since, remained an active player, but one largely forgotten by the ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Brad Mehldau: The Art of the Trio - Recordings 1996-2001

Read "Brad Mehldau: The Art of the Trio - Recordings 1996-2001" reviewed by John Kelman

Brad Mehldau Trio
The Art of the Trio: Recordings 1996-2001
Nonesuch Records
2011

It's hard to believe that it's only been fifteen years since Brad Mehldau emerged on the scene, so prevalent and influential has the pianist become since then. At the same time as he was gaining some significant ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Kurt Rosenwinkel and OJM: Our Secret World

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Kurt Rosenwinkel and OJM
Our Secret World
Wommusic
2010

With the creative possibilities offered by its expanded palette, it's no surprise that so many artists who traditionally work in the context of more pliant, small ensembles turn to larger settings at least once in their career. For those already predisposed to ...