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Jazzkaar 2018

Read "Jazzkaar 2018" reviewed by Martin Longley

Jazzkaar 2018
Tallinn, Estonia
April 20-29, 2018

In the year of Estonia's celebrations, having attained a full century as a Republic, its Jazzkaar festival continues to be amongst the very best of the European range. Held annually in Tallinn, and primarily centred around the Telliskivi Creative City, the festival continued ...

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Benoit Delbecq 3: Ink

Read "Ink" reviewed by John Sharpe

French pianist Benoit Delbecq came late to the piano trio, having spent 20 years on a variety of other projects. His previous foray into the terrain, The Sixth Jump (Songlines, 2010), featured bassist Jean Jacques Avenel (who sadly died in 2014) alongside Congolese drummer Emile Biayenda, who first toured with the pianist in the Central Africa ...

Sequoia: Rotations

Read "Rotations" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Sequoia is an international, Berlin-based double bass quartet comprised of German Meinard Kneer, active on both the Dutch and Berlin improvisation scenes and the founder of Evil Rabbit Records; Klaus Kürvers, who initiated this project, a former architect and cultural historian and another player of the Berlin improvised scene; Canadian Miles Perkin, a frequent collaborator of ...

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Victoriaville 2012

Read "Victoriaville 2012" reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville
Victoriaville, Canada
May 17-20, 2012
There are many ways to weigh a music festival, but one method that sets a fairly reasonable standard for excellence is whether or not there was at least one point that elicited feelings of good fortune. Not just if it was enjoyable or if highly respected ...

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Thom Gossage Other Voices: In Other Words

Read "In Other Words" reviewed by Matt Marshall

According to drummer Thom Gossage, the tracks on this, the fifth release by his Other Voices ensemble, are launched from a single figure--anything from a simple melodic line, to fully composed pieces of music, rhythm scores, electronic soundscapes, chants and poems--that are subsequently abstracted through an assemblage process. The idea came to him after viewing a ...