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Francesco Massaro

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1. Dans les arbres, Phosphorescence (Hubro Music, 2017)

Terzo album di questo meraviglioso gruppo (Xavier Charles, Ivar Grydeland, Christian Wallumrød ed Ingar Zach) che produce una musica diafana, eterea ma allo stesso tempo ruvida e materica. Un universo sonoro del tutto particolare nel quale la mimesi timbrica e la totale assenza di sviluppo narrativo ...

ARTICLE: GENERAL ARTICLES

C’è del mood in Danimarca! Viaggio nella Copenhagen del jazz, tra tradizione e nuovi collettivi

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La città di Copenhagen è stata tra le prime e più attive capitali europee ad accogliere, sin dagli anni Cinquanta, alcuni dei migliori jazzisti americani che trovavano in Europa condizioni di lavoro e di rispetto artistico maggiori che in patria.
Musicisti come Oscar Pettiford, Stan Getz, Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Duke Jordan, Kenny Drew ...

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Jazzkaar 2016

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Jazzkaar
Tallinn, Estonia
April 22-May 1, 2016

The Jazzkaar festival has been an annual event in Tallinn, Estonia, since 1990, when Soviet dominance was crumbling. Its roots lie in the original 1966 and '67 jazz festivals, before these were banned by those Russian occupiers. Surely the presence of honorary hippie ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

34 ° Tampere Jazz Happening

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Tampere Jazz Happening 2015
Tampere (Finlandia) 29.10- 01.11.2015

Il Tampere Jazz Happening si conferma come un festival di grande vitalità, tra i migliori in Europa. Un'edizione, questa 34^, ancora una volta senza confini geografici né musicali, all'insegna della combinazione tra musica jazz e parola parlata.

I cinquemila spettatori paganti ...

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Stockholm Jazz Festival 2015

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Stockholm Jazz Festival
Stockholm, Sweden
October 9-18, 2015

The sleeper at this year's Stockholm Jazz Festival, and one this reviewer initially found more a curiosity than anything else, oddly enough was downright riveting, not to mention the first evening's headliner. More in the category of being a name crossover artist ...

Save The Date - Luglio 2015

Read "Save The Date - Luglio 2015" reviewed by Luca Canini

Dopo la vacanza forzata di giugno, organizzata all'ultimo vista la sconfortante carenza di spunti degni di nota, torna Save The Date, l'agenda mensile di All About Jazz dedicata agli appuntamenti imperdibili. Non che ci aspetti un luglio memorabile, ma qua e là, setacciando cartelloni e programmi, qualche concerto da cerchiare in rosso lo si trova. Prima ...

Maria Faust: Sacrum Facere

Read "Sacrum Facere" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Estonian, Denmark-based composer and reeds player Maria Faust's latest project, Sacrum Facere, is a song cycle inspired by Estonian folklore and the runo singing from the Setu region, close to the Russian border. Faust composed and arranged the music for brass ensemble, three woodwinds, prepared piano, and Estonian folk harp, the kannel, in a manner that ...

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Maria Faust Jazz Catastrophe: Maria Faust Jazz Catastrophe

Read "Maria Faust Jazz Catastrophe" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Estonian saxophonist, composer and band leader Maria Faust, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, likes to blur the distinctions between genres and styles. With her 15-musicians big band that involves musicians from Scandinavian and the Baltic countries she juggles with modern big band elements, third stream jazz, free improvised music and alternative rock and electronica. Hardly a Jazz ...

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European Jazz Network General Assembly: Bari, Italy, September 27-30, 2012

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European Jazz Network General Assembly
Bari/Italy
September 27-30, 2012
The European Jazz Network (EJN)-an association of presenters, producers of venues, festivals and of facilitating national jazz organizations from various European countries-celebrated its 25th anniversary during its General Assembly, which took place September 27-30, 2012 at the Puglian capital, Bari, in South Italy.

From the very ...

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Take Five With Maria Faust

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Meet Maria Faust:

I was born in 1979 at the island of Saaremaa, Estonia.

Instrument(s):

Saxophone.

Teachers and/or influences? My influences are coming mostly from the classical music and big band music. I have many favorite musicians and they all have been inspiring me.

I knew I wanted to be ...


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