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Sara Gazarek: Blossom & Bee

Read "Blossom & Bee" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Vocalist Sara Gazarek was in a recording slumber for the past half decade, but 2012 seems to be the year that this sleeping jazz vocal beauty finally awakens. She eased her way back into the ears of her fans with Where Time Stands Still (Charleston Square Recordings, 2012), a collaboration that paired her with Germany's Triosence, ...

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Triosence with Sara Gazarek: Where Time Stands Still

Read "Where Time Stands Still" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Triosence is a piano trio active on the European jazz stage since making a name for itself in its native Germany in 1999. On When Time Stands Still, the band joins forces with West Coast jazz vocalist Sara Gazarek for a recital of twelve original tunes. The music is mostly penned by Triosence pianist Bernhard Schüler, ...

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Triosence with Sara Gazarek: Where Time Stands Still

Read "Where Time Stands Still" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

A commanding recording that delivers an itchy, irresistible attraction for repeated playing is rare, indeed, and Where Time Stands Still falls precisely into that category. Repeated renderings display additional highlights both instrumentally and vocally. It is very appealing--if not challenging--listening.

Combining a trio of fine German musicians (Triosence) with an intriguing American (Sarah ...

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Triosence with Sara Gazarek: Where Time Stands Still

Read "Where Time Stands Still" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Half a world may separate Germany's Triosence and California singer Sara Gazarek, but the possibility of making beautiful music together helped to bridge the gap between both parties. When Bernhard Schüler, the pianist in this Cologne-based cooperative trio, contacted Gazarek via e-mail in 2008 to propose a collaboration, this project might have seemed like a long ...