All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Tony Wilson

Content by tag "Tony Wilson"

ARTICLE: RADIO

Andrew Collier, Jon Crompton, Zwitschermaschine & More

Read "Andrew Collier, Jon Crompton, Zwitschermaschine & More" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

Portuguese drummer Joao Lencastre's tune Departure seemed like the right track to end a show, but perhaps I saved the best for last as well. His new recording Parallel Realities is a gem. Lencastre says he likes to hear dramatic contrasts in music, so that was his focus and the tool was using smaller groups within ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend

Read "Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend
Mark Miller
279 pages
ISBN: 978-1-77302-559-9
Tellwell Talent
2017

The ultimate impact of a man's life is not always synonymous with the things he leaves behind. Such is the tacit premise of Mark Miller's exceptional biography of Canadian jazz drummer, composer and bandleader ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville 2016, Part 2

Read "Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville 2016, Part 2" reviewed by Mike Chamberlain

Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville
Various Venues
Victoriaville, Quebec
May 21-22, 2016

Part 1 | Part 2

Following a memorable--in a good way--first two days of FIMAV, Saturday's program promised more highlights, anchored by three consecutive sets of musicians performing John Zorn's Bagatelles at ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tony Wilson Sextet: The People Look Like Flowers at Last

Read "The People Look Like Flowers at Last" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Con il precedente Pearl Before Swine il chitarrista e compositore canadese Tony Wilson si era rivelato al di qua dell'Atlantico con un album di debordante energia, un frullato di generi e stili risolto con straordinario controllo e rigore che, scommettiamo, avrebbe mandato in brodo di giuggiole un tipo come Frank Zappa. Con questo The People Look Like Flowers at ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tony Wilson 6tet: Pearls Before Swine

Read "Pearls Before Swine" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Confesso che prima di ascoltare questo Pearls Before Swine, non conoscevo nulla di Tony Wilson e dei suoi compagni di viaggio presenti nel disco. Non commettete lo stesso errore: documentatevi sul chitarrista canadese e soprattutto recuperate ed ascoltate la sua musica. Che è vitale, onnivora, debordante, caustica, dolce, imprevedibile, ad alto voltaggio, densa, irriverente. Frank Zappa gongolerebbe a sentire come ...