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Kerava Jazz 2018

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Kerava Jazz Festival
Kerava, Finland
May 25-27, 2018

The town of Kerava plays as much roll in the lives of most Finns as just its fleeting name on the station that express trains speed through on their way to the capital Helsinki, 20 miles south. Or for the international traveler ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Big Satan al Pinocchio di Firenze

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Big Satan
Pinocchio Live Jazz
Firenze
24.2.2018

Momento di punta dell'eccellente rassegna di quest'anno, il prestigioso trio Big Satan è arrivato al Pinocchio Live Jazz di Firenze l'ultimo sabato di febbraio. Capitanata dall'altosassofonista Tim Berne, affiancato dalla chitarra di Marc Ducret e dalla batteria di Tom Rainey, Big Satan è ...

ARTICLE: UNDER THE RADAR

Culture Clubs: Part IV: When Jazz Met Europe

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The Geography of Jazz--When Jazz Met Europe In 2004 Maureen Anderson, a researcher at Illinois State University contributed a dissertation to the journal, African American Review, titled The White Reception of Jazz in America. Ostensibly, her article deals with stories published in high profile periodicals and journals from 1917 and into the 1930s, written by white ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Daniel Sommer: Duets

Read "Duets" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

One of the most important things about being a drummer is the ability to play in different contexts. Whether it is a subdued, lyrical conversation or a frenetic exchange of energy, the drummer helps to shape the mood of the music by underlining it or adding contrapuntal color.

A duo record is perhaps ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Craig Taborn and his multiple motion

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Craig Taborn is among the most creative musicians on today's scene. His music is shaped by a deep intellectual curiosity towards a wide range of artistic forms and sources of knowledge. His technical, stylistic, emotional and mental versatility have allowed him to collaborate with a large range of recognized masters in diverse styles of contemporary jazz. ...

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Il moto multiplo di Craig Taborn

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Prima di leggerne le parole precise ed esaurienti nell'intervista, è il caso di ricordare alcune cose di Craig Taborn, pianista quarantasettenne che si colloca ai massimi livelli della scena contemporanea.
In primo luogo la sua profonda curiosità intellettuale, che lo porta a un intreccio di interessi nei confronti di forme diverse dell'espressione artistica e della ...

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Sarajevo Jazz Festival 2016

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Sarajevo Jazz Festival 2016
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
November 2-6, 2016

When your plane lands in Sarajevo, its wheels roll over the crumbling underground tunnel that was the only connection of the city to the outside world during the Serbian siege from April 5, 1992 to February 29, 1996. It ...

ARTICLE: DISCOGRAPHY

La discografia completa di Gianni Lenoci

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Gianni Lenoci (Monopoli, 6/6/1963), pianista, compositore, didatta, performer multimediale ed artista visuale, è personalità artistica inquieta e sperimentatrice, come evidenziato dalla ormai pluridecennale corrispondenza empatica con alcuni compagni di avventure (in particolare Steve Potts, Kent Carter, Gianni Mimmo), e dal suo progetto Hocus Pocus, gruppo a geometria variabile dal trio fino alla dimensione orchestrale.

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Francesco Diodati Flows Home!

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Classe 1983, chitarrista e compositore moderno ed eclettico, Francesco Diodati si impone nel panorama musicale internazionale come una delle punte di diamante di una nuova generazione italiana di jazzisti, dinamica ed energica.

Eletto miglior chitarrista dell'anno nel 2013, 2014, 2015 nell'ambito del JazzIt Award, Diodati è leader dei Neko, dei più recenti Yellow ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Dominique Pifarély Quartet: Tracé Provisoire

Read "Tracé Provisoire" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

French violinist Dominique Pifarély--last heard solo on Time Before And Time After (ECM, 2015)--leads a quartet into that uncharted territory between improvisation and composition. The quartet was founded in the spring of 2014, but the players had many associations before that. Pifarély and double bassist Bruno Chevillon have recorded together with clarinetist Louis Sclavis on Chine ...