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Paul Bley: When Will The Blues Leave

Read "When Will The Blues Leave" reviewed by John Ephland

Ornette Coleman recorded “When Will The Blues Leave" in early 1958, released the next year on Something Else!!!! (Contemporary). Paul Bley played Coleman's blues four years later on The Floater Syndrome (Savoy Records), a trio recording with bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Pete La Roca. Both versions--Coleman's in a quintet with trumpeter Don Cherry, bassist Don ...

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Gary Peacock Trio at the Jazz Standard

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Gary Peacock Trio
Jazz Standard
New York, NY
November 7, 2017

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Peo Alfonsi e il Questionario di Proust

Read "Peo Alfonsi e il Questionario di Proust" reviewed by Paolo Peviani

Il tratto principale della mia musica
A dire il vero mi piacerebbe fossero gli altri a rispondere, ma visto che devo farlo io direi forse il tentativo di avvicinare “mondi" musicali diversi, in particolare la spontaneità del jazz e della musica improvvisata al rigore della musica cosiddetta “colta."

La qualità che desidero nei ...

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Albert Ayler: Spiritual Unity

Read "Spiritual Unity" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Fifty years after the recording of Albert Ayler's Spiritual Unity, the music (and the man) are still causing tumult. It is not so much that free jazz hasn't been on our radar these past decades, it's just that this recording remains one of those “where were you, when you first heard it?" experiences.

Recorded ...

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Jon Rune Strøm: Jøa

Read "Jøa" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Norwegian double bassist Jon Rune Strøm's energetic and highly rhythmic playing approach on the bull fiddle, sets him apart from other young fellow Norwegian double bass players who explore the solo medium or the sonic capabilities of this massive instrument in intimate settings as Christian Meaas Svendsen, Adrian Myhr, or Inga Margrete Aas. The 29 year ...