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Fire! Orchestra: Arrival

Read "Arrival" reviewed by Gareth Thompson

The ancient Zen art of decluttering has found modern favour as a mindful practice. Letting go of things is, perhaps, a way of breaking with the past. In the years since its inception, the Nordic big band Fire! Orchestra has jettisoned about half its original cast. Now down to a mere fourteen members, the outfit has ...

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Arrival: Chegada 3

Read "Chegada 3" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Led by internationally renowned drummer Russ Miller, The Arrival Trio is a modern jazz group from Los Angeles which currently focuses on music from the contemporary side of jazz. Miller's previous efforts included projects of jazz fusion and a concentration on various drum solo albums which, he has now decided to move away from in favor ...

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Jacques Voyemant Septet: Arrival

Read "Arrival" reviewed by J. Robert Bragonier

Just when it seems everything the trombone has to offer in a jazz setting has been heard, along comes a talent that demands a fresh hearing on its own merit. Jacques Voyemant is that kind of talent, and the group he has assembled provides a finely-honed voice, not only for his distinctive trombone sound, but for ...

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Pete Lukas: Arrival

Read "Arrival" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Pete Lukas marks his arrival on CD with his sails set firmly in the mainstream. He plays the baritone saxophone, having gravitated to the instrument from alto and tenor. Lukas, a web designer by profession, first became interested in jazz when he was in Cambridge , England studying art. He upped the intensity of his musical ...

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Omer Avital: Arrival

Read "Arrival" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

Though the picture on this disc's cover might bring to mind some kind of 1970s folk-rock star, the music inside has nothing to do with that. The Israeli-born bassist weaves through a variety of feels, from simple funky beats to more complex rhythmical patterns with some Latin-inspired moments in between. On “Big Time, ...

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Alexander Schimmeroth Trio: Arrival

Read "Arrival" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Arrival marks the debut of German pianist Alexander Schimmeroth as a leader, and based on this album, he appears to be a budding individualist and a stimulating, thoughtful, even witty improviser. Schimmeroth's approach can be deceptive. With his nuanced touch and manner of voicing chords, he sounds much like a capable, albeit not especially ...

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Alexander Schimmeroth Trio: Arrival

Read "Arrival" reviewed by John Kelman

We live in a time where immediate results are paramount. If a movie doesn't go blockbuster in its first weekend, it's considered a failure. There was actually a time when a film could gain its audience gradually--sometimes over a period of months--and become a sleeper hit. Similarly with television: if a show doesn't garner strong ratings ...

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Ellis/Pass/Brown/Hanna: Arrival

Read "Arrival" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Concord Records is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, and what better way than to reissue the first two records which helped put it on the map as one of the most consistent mainstream jazz recording labels.The recent double-disc set, Arrival, is in actuality Jazz/Concord, the label’s official debut release of ’73 done in the studio, and its ...


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