Content by tag "Omri Mor"

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Jazz At Juan 2019

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Jazz at Juan
Opening Weekend
Juan Les Pins, South of France
July 12-21, 2019

Jazz at Juan-Les-Pins has always been the boutique quality jazz festival of the South of France. The stage beside the blue Mediterranean Sea, was open-backed leaving a view through to the sunset over the Bay of Angels. ...

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Alfa Jazz Fest 2017

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Alfa Jazz Fest 2017
Lviv, Ukraine
June 23-27, 2017

Jazz festivals are different in Europe. There are more of them, and they are crucial to the economic viability, social solidarity and creative evolution of the jazz art form. Many European towns that host their own annual jazz events seem like ...

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Jazz Middelheim: Antwerp, Belgium, August 16-19, 2012

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Jazz Middelheim 2012
Park Den Brandt
Antwerp
Belgium
August 16-19, 2012
The Jazz Middelheim festival is a weekender that hasn't relinquished its fondness for adventure over the last four decades. Nuzzling up against stellar bookings are acts, Belgian and otherwise, who seek to jolt the expectations ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Amit Friedman Sextet: Sunrise

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This seems to be shaping up as the year of the “Sunrise." Two outstanding sets by that name have been released in 2012: one by the Masabumi Kikuchi Trio on ECM Records, the other a self-produced gem by the Indo/American chamber ensemble, Karavika. Israeli saxophonist Amit Friedman makes it a triptych with his own Sunrise, on ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Avishai Cohen: Mystical Changes

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Israeli bassist and vocalist Avishai Cohen, together with pianist Omri Mor and drummer Amir Bresler, recently participated at Romania's Garana Jazz Festival with a two-hour act of electrifying musical virtuosity. Most of the songs the trio performed are featured on Cohen's recent release, Seven Seas (EMI, 2011). This interview took place before a show that would ...

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The Garana Jazz Festival: Garana, Romania, July 21-24, 2011

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The Garana Jazz Festival
Garana, Romania
July 21-24, 2011
Hidden in the heart of the Western Carpathians, the small village of Garana, --also called Wolfsberg by the Bohemian colonists who have inhabited it until some 30 years ago--has developed, during the last decades, into an international artist colony--hosting, for the 15th time this ...