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Brian Charette/Jim Alfredson Organ Duo at Nighttown

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Brian Charette/Jim Alfredson Organ Duo
Nighttown
Cleveland, Ohio
October 20, 2016

It's not often that you get the chance to hear two organists going head to head in a live setting. Jimmy Mc Griff and Groove Holmes did it, but few others have dared to tread in such territory. Nonetheless, if ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Benny Sharoni: Eternal Elixir

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Debutto da leader per il saxofonista di origini israeliane Benny Sharoni, alla guida di un ensemble dove trovano posto musicisti affiatati e pronti ad imbastire jazz di classe e dalla buona intensità esecutiva. Il suo Eternal Elixir è un lavoro di sicuro spessore, nel quale viene proposto una sorta di mainstream canonico, lineare nei modi e dalle atmosfere che ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Benny Sharoni: Eternal Elixir

Read "Eternal Elixir" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

The Benny Sharoni at work on Eternal Elixir shares two sides of his emerging voice and therefore a true personality that is developing deep within the soul of the tenor saxophonist. One side of the artist is a brash young man, who favors the language of modal music. And he makes good this aspect of the ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Benny Sharoni: Eternal Elixir

Read "Eternal Elixir" reviewed by Jordan Richardson

Tenor saxophonist Benny Sharoni's debut as a leader, Eternal Elixir, mixes the vitality of a spiritual journey with the intelligence of an academic lesson, to come up with an intoxicating cocktail of brains and brawn.

Sharoni is a precise and exciting player. His record is couched in the idea of music as salvation, and ...