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Scopes: Scopes

Read "Scopes" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Formed in 2018, Scopes comprises a group of musicians hailing from four different European countries, led by Austrian drummer Mathias Ruppnig and German bassist Tom Berkmann. Coincidentally, both leaders have collaborated with Kurt Rosenwinkel and John Hollenbeck. Ruppnig studied or participated in workshops with big jazz names including Kendrick Scott, Peter Erskine, Jimmy Cobb, John Abercrombie, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tony Tixier: Life Of Sensitive Creatures

Read "Life Of Sensitive Creatures" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Following two semi-pastoral Tony Tixier originals, “I Remember The Time Of Plenty" and “Denial Of Love," the listener is treated to a commendably loose interpretation of Louis Armstrong's timeless “Tight Like This," which apparently Tixier's grandmother enjoyed singing. Whilst it retains some of the hooks of the 1920's tune, it is transformed into something completely different. ...

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Dolomiti Ski Jazz 2014

Read "Dolomiti Ski Jazz 2014" reviewed by Paolo Peviani

Val di Fiemme, 8-15 Marzo 2014

Lassù, qualcuno ama il Dolomiti Ski Jazz.

Nell'inverno più pazzo e ricco di precipitazioni degli ultimi anni, il periodo del festival ha coinciso con un meraviglioso anticipo di primavera. Un'intera settimana di sole e temperature sopra la media, che hanno portato un nutrito e caloroso pubblico ...