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The Inventions Trio (Marvin Stamm, Bill Mays, Alisa Horn): Life's a Movie

Read "Life's a Movie" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo

In un avvincente incontro tra jazz e mondo classico si sviluppa questo splendido progetto in cui riluce il palpitante violoncello di Alisa Horn. Gli equilibri interni sono dettati da Bill Mays, ma è il camerismo della Horn a brillare in un percorso di grande nitore formale. Il suo toccante eloquio nella rilettura dell'evansiano “Turn Out the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bill Mays Inventions Trio: Life's a Movie

Read "Life's a Movie" reviewed by Jack Bowers

For pianist Bill Mays' Inventions Trio, the third time is indeed a charm, as it would be difficult to find music more charming than that performed by Mays, trumpeter Marvin Stamm and cellist Alisa Horn on Life's a Movie, the trio's third album together (and first for Chiaroscuro Records). This is “chamber jazz" of the highest ...

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Bill Mays: Inventions, Conventions and Dimensions

Read "Bill Mays: Inventions, Conventions and Dimensions" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

This title is more than a rhyme: it's an attempt to capture some of the legendary versatility of pianist Bill Mays. “Inventions" refers to his unprecedented, working jazz trio of piano, trumpet, and cello. “Conventions" is a nod to his invaluable contribution to the annual meeting of the International Society of Bassists (in 2013, he played ...