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ARTICLE: RADIO

Alicia Olatuja talks about her "Intuition"

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As an artist, Alicia Olatuja is distinguished by her graceful presence and her fine-tuned and soulful vocals. Her latest album, Intuition: Songs from the Minds of Women, is a collection of classic songs written by female composers. The album features David Rosenthal on guitar, Billy Childs on piano, Ulysses Owens Jr. on drums, Dayna Stephens on ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Gregory Porter: Sound & Vision

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Artists who mix or move between two styles, no matter how smoothly, sometimes risk being critically or commercially marooned between them. Gregory Porter sings in a style deeply steeped in the best soul and rhythm-and-blues schools; his deep and warm instrument conjures echoes of Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls and other legendary voices. Even so, his first ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jason Robinson: Fingerprint

Read "Fingerprint" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

A volte bisogna proprio diffidare delle note di copertina di un disco. E’ il caso di questo Fingerprint nel quale l’autore parla di regioni di confine, di stili e di culture differenti, di fusione di elementi i più disparati, di esplorazioni di vette e profondità musicali ….. Beh, all’ascolto del disco facciamo un poco fatica a ritrovare qualcuno di ...