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Joel Harrison 7: Search

Read "Search" reviewed by Troy Collins

For over a decade, Joel Harrison has been steadily expanding his palette as a composer, although his penchant for unorthodox instrumental combinations and multicultural folk forms encompass only one facet of his inclusive aesthetic. Harrison's most recent efforts have borrowed heavily from Western neo-classical tenets; The Wheel (Innova, 2008) included an expansive five movement suite for ...

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Joel Harrison 7: Search

Read "Search" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il recente Holy Abyss con il bassista italiano Lorenzo Feliciati (pubblicato da Cuneiform pochi mesi fa) sembrava avere distolto almeno un po' il bravo chitarrista americano dal suo mondo fatto da incroci improbabili fra generi solitamente lontani come il jazz contemporaneo e la musica classica del novecento. Questo album intitolato Search, appena pubblicato dall'etichetta Sunnyside, gli fa compiere immediatamente ...

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Joel Harrison 7: Search

Read "Search" reviewed by John Kelman

Over the past decade, Joel Harrison has created a body of work distinct in its eclectic and multifaceted reach. Compositionally, the guitarist has worked in a variety of contexts, from the ambitious five-movement suite for string quartet and jazz quintet of The Wheel (Innova, 2008) and the pan-cultural, genre-busting Harbor (HighNote, 2007), where he found a ...