Content by tag "Bizingas"

ARTICLE: RADIO

Dan Tepfer & Kirk Knuffke: Generous Versatility

Read "Dan Tepfer & Kirk Knuffke: Generous Versatility" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Dan Tepfer and Kirk Knuffke are two musicians that, despite being being only in their thirties, have already become reference players on their respective instruments. Known for their versatility, which allows them to be equally at home with the repertoires of Johann Sebastian Bach or Erik Satie as well as with all-out improvisation, they have a ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bizingas: Eggs Up High

Read "Eggs Up High" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Bizingas è un quartetto atipico assemblato dal trombonista, tastierista e autore di tutti i pezzi, Brian Drye, attivo dal 2010 quando esordì discograficamente con l'omonimo album. Quartetto atipico per strumentazione e moderno per attitudine, trasversale ai generi -il jazz è solo uno dei tanti ingredienti di una appetibile ricetta musicale -a proprio agio nei più svariati ...

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Bizingas: Bizingas

Read "Bizingas" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Un altro debutto, un altro gran disco che arriva da Brooklyn, un'altra testimonianza della vitalità della nuova scena newyorchese. Quasi in contemporanea con Finally Out of My Hands, opera prima del batterista Ches Smith, arriva sugli scaffali dei negozi [si fa per dire] l'esordio del trombonista Brian Drye, 35 anni suonati e un curriculum tutto da spulciare: si passa ...

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Brian Drye: Bizingas

Read "Bizingas" reviewed by Troy Collins

Bizingas is the self-titled debut of trombonist Brian Drye's quartet of the same name. A versatile stylist whose resume includes stints with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Slavic Soul Party and indie rock stars like Arcade Fire, Drye's eclecticism is a common trait in the fertile Brooklyn scene he calls home, where his protean sensibility is best ...

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Brian Drye: Bizingas

Read "Bizingas" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Trombonist/composer Brian Drye is a modern musician for whom jazz is but one ingredient in his music. To him, the term is merely a pigeonhole, meant to typecast and eventually marginalize his work. He is not alone in this prescience, on Bizingas, Drye is accompanied by three visionary and quixotic players: cornetist Kirk Knuffke; guitarist Jonathan ...