Content by tag "Ljubljana"

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Ziga Koritnik: Cloud Arrangers

Read "Ziga Koritnik: Cloud Arrangers" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Cloud Arrangers
Ziga Koritnik
376 Pages
ISBN: 978-961-288-626-4
Drustvo Pega
2019

Most of the music we experience today is heard removed from the presence of the performers. That is the result of the invention of the phonograph and every other invention to date following in its footsteps. The invention ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Brda Contemporary Music Festival 2018

Read "Brda Contemporary Music Festival 2018" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Brda Contemporary Music Festival
Casa della Cultura, Chiesa di San Martino
Smartno, Slovenia
13-15.9.2018

Ottava edizione di un festival per mille ragioni atipico, uscito dal cappello di un creativo anarchico qual è Zlatko Kaućić: tre giorni di sola musica improvvisata, in un minuscolo borgo medioevale --Smartno, nella Goriška Brda, ...

NEWS: CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

Photographer Žiga Koritnik Announces Cloud Arrangers Kickstarter Campaign

Photographer Žiga Koritnik Announces Cloud Arrangers Kickstarter Campaign

Renowned Photographer Žiga Koritnik Announces Kickstarter Campaign for Cloud Arrangers, His Forthcoming Book of Music Photography Music is something that profoundly defines Žiga Koritnik’s work. His photography expresses a deep passion for the performers while being aware of and showing respect to the entire musical scene. Koritnik began to follow music over thirty years ago in 1986. Since ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Ljubljana International Jazz Festival 2018

Read "Ljubljana International Jazz Festival 2018" reviewed by Francesco Martinelli

Ljubljana International Jazz Festival
Cankarjev Centre
Ljubljana, Slovenia
June 27-30, 2018

The Slovenian capital of jny: Ljubljana has rightly become in the last few years one of the most loved tourist destinations in Europe. Hugged by its namesake river, crossing it with a variety of bridges, the city ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Slovenian Showcase Festival 2017

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Slovenian Showcase Festival 2017
CD Club, Cankarjev dom
Ljubljana, Slovenia
September 22-23, 2017

An important part of the European Jazz Conference 2017, held in the Slovenian capital of jny:Ljubljana, was the Slovenian Showcase Festival, which presented some of the most original, progressive and entertaining of the current crop of Slovenian ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

European Jazz Conference 2017

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European Jazz Conference 2017
Cankarjev dom
jny: Ljubljana, Slovenia
September 21-24, 2017

The snow-capped mountains flanking Ljubljana form a natural border between Slovenia and Italy and provided a picturesque backdrop to the 4th annual European Jazz Conference. For the record two hundred and twenty conference attendees [Europe Jazz Network members ...

ARTICLE: JAZZIN' AROUND EUROPE

The Slovenian Experience: Jazz Festival Ljubljana 2017

Read "The Slovenian Experience: Jazz Festival Ljubljana 2017" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Ljubljana--capital of the Republic of Slovenia, member of EU, neighbored by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy--hosts the oldest jazz festival in Europe, which held its 58th edition this year (June, 28--July, 2). The event is organized by Cankarjev House/Cankarjev Dom, a prestigious, state-run cultural center in midtown Ljubljana, residing in one half of an impressive twin ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carate Urio Orchestra: Ljubljana

Read "Ljubljana" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This European sextet possesses a diverse bag of tracks as each piece presents a contrasting outlook: they're not content to belabor a particular motif or idea. Featuring notables and solo artists, reedman Joachim Badenhorst and bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, this recording is culled from an appearance at the Ljubljana Jazz Festival in Slovenia. However, it is noted ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mats Gustafsson & Craig Taborn: Ljubljana

Read "Ljubljana" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Congratulations to whomever conceived of this pairing of two improvised music giants. Pianist Craig Taborn and saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, both born in the great white north (so to speak), Taborn in Minneapolis and Gustafsson, Umeå, in Northern Sweden. Both are original and distinctive improvisers whose paths had never crossed until the 2015 Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Artbeaters: Life Compass On!

Read "Life Compass On!" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Artbeaters were a Slovenian band in search of a leader, in whom they found violinist Peter Ugrin. Ugrin had completed his studies in music in New York City, returning home to an opportunity awaiting him. After two intense years of woodshedding and performing, the band recorded their well-received debut recording, Garden of Adventure in 2013, going ...