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Anouar Brahem: Blue Maqams

Read "Blue Maqams" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Fin dal suo disco d'esordio (Barzakh del 1991, pubblicato, come tutti i successivi lavori, dalla ECM e preceduto solo da alcune cassette autoprodotte) il compositore e suonatore di oud tunisino Anouar Brahem è stato tra i principali esponenti di una musica a cavallo tra Medio Oriente e Occidente, cercando una fusione tra musica araba, improvvisazione jazzistica ...

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European Jazz Conference 2017

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European Jazz Conference 2017
Cankarjev dom
jny: Ljubljana, Slovenia
September 21-24, 2017

The snow-capped mountains flanking Ljubljana form a natural border between Slovenia and Italy and provided a picturesque backdrop to the 4th annual European Jazz Conference. For the record two hundred and twenty conference attendees [Europe Jazz Network members ...

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November Music 2016

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November Music
s'Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
November 11-13, 2016

November Music is a yearly festival, founded in 1993. It is held in the medieval town of s'-Hertogenbosch, in the southeast part of The Netherlands. s'-Hertogenbosch (also called Den Bosch) was the hometown of well-known Dutch painter Jheronimus Bosch (1450-1516) who died 500 years ...

Rosa Brunello

Read "Rosa Brunello" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

01. Radiohead -A Moon Shaped Pool -(XL Recordings -2016).
Meditativo, quasi ipnotico. Perfetto per un viaggio in treno.

02. Carmen Consoli -Stato di necessità -(Polydor -2000).
Dopo qualche tempo che non la ascoltavo, sono stata recentemente ad un concerto di Carmen Consoli. Così mi è venuta voglia di ri-ascoltare Stato di ...

Jazz From Around the World: Asia

Read "Jazz From Around the World: Asia" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Asia is the most culturally and ethnically diverse continent. It is, therefore, hard to distill all its jazz influenced musical legacies into 10 albums. Some countries have robust jazz scenes that, nevertheless, are fundamentally derivative of European and American styles. In other musical cultures jazz has just recently made inroads. Below are 10 historic records that ...

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November Music 2015

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November Music
s'Hertogenbosch
November 5-8, 2015

November Music is a yearly festival held in the medieval town of s'-Hertogenbosch in the southeast part of The Netherlands. s'-Hertogenbosch (also called Den Bosch) is the hometown of well-known Dutch painter Jheronimus Bosch (1450-1516). The festival is a festival of contemporary music, new music ...

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Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra: Blues for Tahrir

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Che il jazz sia una musica sorprendente lo sappiamo bene ma spesso le sorprese ti piombano dal cielo (o per meglio dire, dal web) quando meno te le aspetti. E sono varie ed eccitanti.
Il leader di questo medio organico è un clarinettista (basso) statunitense con radici familiari egiziane ed è stato scelto tra i ...

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Ljubljana Jazz Festival 2014

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2014 Ljubljana Jazz Festival 2014
Ljubljana, Slovenia
July 2-5, 2014

Ljubljana--capital of the Republic of Slovenia, member of EU, neighbored by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy--hosts the oldest jazz festival in Europe, which held its 55th edition this year. The event is usually organized by Cankarjev House--Cankarjev Dom, in Slovenian--a prestigious, state-run ...

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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 ...

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Rabih Abou Khalil: Bridging Cultural Divides

Read "Rabih Abou Khalil: Bridging Cultural Divides" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Rabih Abou Khalil is one of the most respected virtuoso oud players and composers whose wide range of interests and insatiable curiosity for new music from around the globe has significantly enriched his own work. His music is his own universe where an ongoing dialogue between Khalil and the rest of the world has been occurring. ...