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Forget Old Europe: 15 European Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About

Read "Forget Old Europe: 15 European Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About" reviewed by Enrico Bettinello

Since the first half of the 20th century, the Old Continent has played a pivotal role both in welcoming and supporting jazz artists from the United States. Over the following decades it has expressed generations of passionate musicians with increasingly original languages and ever greater improvisatory skills.

In the 21st century there are countless ...

Angles 9: Disappeared Behind the Sun

Read "Disappeared Behind the Sun" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

The nonet, Angles 9, returns fully intact from their Injuries (Clean Feed, 2014) and with a powerful political and social statement on Disappeared Behind the Sun. The direct correlation between the title and the content is the imprisonment, torture, murder and starvation of innocent victims of world conflicts. Even without the seeming advantage of words, the ...

Angles 9: Injuries

Read "Injuries" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Provengono dalla Scandinavia--terra ostica, lande sconfinate, natura selvaggia, ghiaccio incombente (basta un'occhiata alle foto di copertina...)--ma scaldano anima e cuore come poche, pochissime, formazioni sono attualmente in grado di fare. Loro, ca va sans dire, sono gli Angles, qui alla prima documentazione in versione “nine" intitolata Injuries, fissata ancora su Clean Feed e disponibile nel doppio ...

Degli Angles o del perché questo non è il migliore dei mondi possibili

Read "Degli Angles o del perché questo non è il migliore dei mondi possibili" reviewed by Luca Canini

Se questo fosse il migliore dei mondi possibili, gli Angles riempirebbero le piazze un giorno sì e l'altro pure. Organizzatori e direttori artistici farebbero a cazzotti per ingaggiarli. Starebbero nei cartelloni di festival e rassegne dagli Appennini alle Ande. Li avremmo appena visti a Torino, a spiegare a dinosauri, miracolati e intrusi che cos'è il jazz. ...

Angles 9: Injuries

Read "Injuries" reviewed by John Ephland

What's to love about this CD is the musicality that's thrown into the maelstrom of styles and attitudes. You've got a hint of early, experimental jazz from the mid-60s with the opening number, “European Boogie" (think Bobby Hutcherson with Eric Dolphy or Archie Shepp, the vibes being paramount); that's until they all start into a kind ...

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