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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ariel Pocock: Touchstone

Read "Touchstone" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

What are the touchstones of jazz? Harmonic acuity? Internalization of swing aesthetics and advanced rhythmic language(s)? The ability to quickly parse a composition in real time? An understanding of the historical framework of the music? The ability to create and speak one's own mind using any number of vocabulary sets? Yes. Each of those elements are ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

44 Voll-Damm Festival de Jazz de Barcelona: Mavis Staples, Lee Fields y Esperanza Spalding

Read "44 Voll-Damm Festival de Jazz de Barcelona: Mavis Staples, Lee Fields y Esperanza Spalding" reviewed by Enrique Turpin

Mavis Staples + Dayna Kurtz
44 Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona
Sala Apolo
4 de noviembre de 2012

Hay miradas elocuentes, y la de Dayna Kurtz además sana como lo haría un bisturí eléctrico, que cauteriza a la vez que corta. Todo en ella irradia sinceridad, una palabra que suele asociarse con honestidad, ...