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A Bolzano trionfa la sperimentazione

Read "A Bolzano trionfa la sperimentazione" reviewed by Libero Farnè

Südtirol Jazz Festival Altoadige 2019
Bolzano e dintorni, varie sedi
28.06-07.07.2019

All'Altoadige Jazz Festival, più che in altri appuntamenti, si ha l'opportunità di verificare come un concerto jazz sia sempre un fatto unico, irripetibile, poco prevedibile, soggetto a una serie di fattori ambientali, logistici e personali. Quest'anno, ancor più che ...

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Javier Subatin

Javier Subatin is a contemporary jazz composer and guitarist who is always in the search of learning and exploring improvisation and composition resulting in a constant development as an artist. Born in Buenos Aires, Javier Subatin is a contemporary jazz composer and guitarist who is always in the search of learning and exploring improvisation and composition resulting in a constant development as an artist. Currently, he has been a finalist in the Komeda Jazz Festival composers’ competition in Poland. In 2015, he participated in the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland) being semi-finalist of the guitar competition

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

João Paulo Esteves da Silva / Mário Franco / Samuel Rohrer: Brightbird

Read "Brightbird" reviewed by Henning Bolte

There is music that gradually unfolds, music that lingers in stasis, music with sparse tonal movement, and, sometimes, music that simply happens, like the symphonies of sound in nature. This trio's music is quite close to this last mode. Just a few tones open up a broad living-space and let sound happen and get enriched by ...

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João Hasselberg & Pedro Branco: Dancing Our Way To Death

Read "Dancing Our Way To Death" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Portuguese bassist João Hasselberg and guitarist Pedro Branco both hail from Lisbon, but are currently living and studying elsewhere--Hasselberg in Copenhagen, Branco in Amsterdam. They each contribute compositions to this co-led project, as well as play the core instrumental tracks, aided by additional players and vocalists. First, it must be said that the music is not ...

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Joao Paulo Esteves Da Silva & Jazz Orquestra de Matosinhos: Bela Senao Sem

Read "Bela Senao Sem" reviewed by Chris Mosey

João Paulo Esteves Da Silva's compositions, while owing much to the folk and classical traditions of his native Portugal and something to Gil Evans' writing in the 1950s, on occasion display quite breathtaking originality.

If modern, post-Salazar Portugal has a musical identity it is surely contained in these wordless, questing songs emerging from ...