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Duccio Bertini, Susana Sheiman: A Day In Barcelona

Read "A Day In Barcelona" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Registrato a Barcellona nel novembre 2015 e uscito sul finire del 2016, questo disco conferma le doti di orchestratore e bandleader di Duccio Bertini e quelle vocali di Susana Sheiman, una delle migliori cantanti del jazz nella penisola iberica. La formazione orchestrale comprende alcuni eccellenti solisti del jazz catalano e spagnolo, come il trombettista David Pastor, ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

Mark Sullivan’s Best Releases of 2015

Read "Mark Sullivan’s Best Releases of 2015" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

This is my first year end list as an AAJ contributor, hopefully the first of many! I reviewed a lot of great music, major label and independent productions alike. Here's the ten that rose to the top of my list of favorites, in no particular order.

Eberhard Weber
Hommage à Eberhard ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Chris Trinidad: Chris Trinidad’s Certain Times

Read "Chris Trinidad’s Certain Times" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Bright, upbeat modern jazz from bassist/composer Chris Trinidad and his quartet. The Filipino-Canadian leader (now residing in the Bay Area) set out to make groove-oriented music; he structured the tunes with few chords (to give the soloists more freedom), and chose a low woodwind sound to occasionally double his bass riffs. The choice of instrumentation has ...

Alex Conde: Descarga for Monk

Read "Descarga for Monk" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Spanish pianist-composer Alex Conde (currently residing in the Bay Area) unites his love of flamenco and the music of Thelonious Monk with these creative arrangements. Conde is a working flamenco musician, having spent the last four years with renowned U.S. flamenco company the Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company. He also attended the Berklee College of Music, ...


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