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Peter Kerlin Octet: Salamander

Read "Salamander" reviewed by Claudio Bonomi

Ormai la legge del crossover o della commistione tra generi regna sovrana. Se al jazz, ma la regola vale per qualsiasi genere, non si sommano almeno un paio di ritmi e sonorità presi da qualche altra fonte musicale si è decisamente fuori moda.

A questa legge non sfugge nemmeno questo ottetto americano capitanato da ...

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Peter Kerlin Octet: Salamander

Read "Salamander" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Brooklyn continues to build on its reputation as a breeding ground for some of the finest modern jazz in the Northeast. Bassist Peter Kerlin adds to that distinction with Salamander, an octet powered collection with a very unique structure that includes three basses, double vibraphones and a string trio. Kerlin is no stranger to the unusual ...

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Peter Kerlin Octet: Salamander

Read "Salamander" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

With an unconventional group setting, initial impressions might suggest chamber-jazz of some flavor, but Brooklyn bassist Peter Kerlin's debut effort as a leader is framed on several tangents of classical and jazz. And the young musicians impart aspirations and ingenuity, often intimating the outcomes of a thirst for knowledge and unhindered commitment. Here, the band abides ...