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Big Ears Festival 2017

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Big Ears Festival
Knoxville, TN
March 23-26, 2017

Knoxville's Big Ears Festival expanded to a full four days this year, giving it more time to go its expected merry, eclectic way. In a break with usual practice, there was no official Composer in Residence. That distinction could have gone to Gavin Bryars ...

Xavi Reija: Reflections

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Spanish drummer Xavi Reija's previous trio was a fusion outfit with guitarist Dusan Jevtovic and bass guitarist Bernat Hernandez, as heard on Resolution (MoonJune Records, 2016) and Live at RZZ Barcelona (MoonJune Records, 2016). He turns to a traditional acoustic piano trio here, with pianist Nitai Hershkovits and bassist Pau Lligadas. There's a different kind of ...

Xavi Reija: Reflections

Read "Reflections" reviewed by Matthew Aquiline

Deviating from his reputation within the realm of boundary-pushing progressive rock/jazz fusion, Catalan drummer and composer Xavi Reija removed the presence of electrified instruments that dominated previous works for an acoustic album that explores the jazz piano trio format. Reflections, his eighth recording as a leader, synthesizes Reija's dynamic authority behind the kit with the lyrical ...

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Sarajevo Jazz Festival 2016

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Sarajevo Jazz Festival 2016
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
November 2-6, 2016

When your plane lands in Sarajevo, its wheels roll over the crumbling underground tunnel that was the only connection of the city to the outside world during the Serbian siege from April 5, 1992 to February 29, 1996. It ...

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Jazz & Wine of Peace 2014

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Jazz & Wine of Peace 2014
Cormons: 18-26.10.2014


Giunto alla 17ma edizione, il Jazz & Wine of Peace di Cormons si colloca tra i migliori festival nazionali, coniugando ricercate scelte musicali con la valorizzazione del territorio: in primis la rinomata produzione enologica del Collio.
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Avishai Cohen: From Darkness, a new trio studio album

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Avishai Cohen is prolific in music and words, a creative volcano who finds his raison d'être melting with the heart of his wooden instrument. Cohen, who arrived at the forefront of the jazz scene being part of the Chick Corea Sextet “Origin" (from 1996 to 2003), has developed a unique voice and personality as a bassist, ...

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Avishai Cohen Strings Project al Parco della Musica, Roma

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Parco della Musica
Roma Jazz Festival
Roma
27.10.2013

Un altro appuntamento importante nel programma del Roma Jazz Festival è stato quello che vedeva protagonista il contrabbassista israeliano Avishai Cohen con il suo ultimo progetto, che mescola il jazz del suo classico trio con le suggestioni della canzone popolare di area mediterranea ...

Avishai Cohen: Almah

Read "Almah" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

After a dozen albums as leader and a career that has seen him perform with Chick Corea, Mark Guiliana and Alicia Keys, Almah finds bassist Avishai Cohen returning to his first loves. Those “first loves," according to the press notes, are classical music and, more particularly, chamber music. Almah is a return to these loves, but ...