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Yugen: Death by Water

Read "Death by Water" reviewed by Claudio Bonomi

Gli Yugen proseguono ostinatamente il loro viaggio quasi solitario nei meandri di una musica concettuale, colta e imparentata con Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Bartok, Romitelli, Cage, Ligeti, Zappa, Univers Zero, Henry Cow, King Crimson e altri. Un viaggio a zig zag segnato da fughe, variazioni, accelerazioni, conflagrazioni, divagazioni, pause, tempi frammentati e poi ricomposti, e, in sintesi, da ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Raymond MacDonald: Man with Two Brains

Read "Raymond MacDonald: Man with Two Brains" reviewed by Duncan Heining

By way of introduction...

Saxophonist Raymond MacDonald is a busy man. He balances the life of a gigging, recording musician with a high-flying academic career and, in both respects, his reputation has grown far beyond his Glasgow home. As a musician, he is perhaps best known for his work with the George Burt/Raymond MacDonald ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Guelph Jazz Festival: Guelph, Canada, September 5-9, 2012

Read "Guelph Jazz Festival: Guelph, Canada, September 5-9, 2012" reviewed by Ted Harms

Guelph Jazz Festival
Guelph, Ontario
September 5-9, 2012
The Guelph Jazz Festival is in its 19th year. Under the direction of Ajay Heble, the festival has few equals in Canada, attracting the upper echelon of improvising musicians.

It is a rare festival that can resist the allure of “tent-pole" shows--the mass-appeal artists that have vague, ...