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Zlatko Kaućić: Diversity

Read "Diversity" reviewed by John Sharpe

Slovenian percussionist Zlatko Kaučič learned his craft in the diverse jazz scenes of Barcelona, Berlin, and Amsterdam before returning to his newly independent homeland in 1992. He collaborated extensively with local musicians as well as illustrious visitors such as Steve Lacy, Paul Bley, Chico Freeman, Kenny Wheeler, and Paul McCandless, often utilizing composition and poetic texts. ...

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Zlatko Kaućić: Diversity

Read "Diversity" reviewed by Mark Corroto

This 5-CD box Diversity was produced to honor Slovenian percussionist Zlatko Kaučič's 40 years in music. It is many things, but what it is not, is a career retrospective. How could it be? For quite awhile the drummer was a nomad, moving to Barcelona in 1976, then Amsterdam where he absorbed the new Dutch swing. His ...

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Mikrokolektyw: Revisit

Read "Revisit" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

C'è un sottile filo rosso (che poi tanto sottile non è) che collega la Polonia a Chicago. Non solo perché nella città nordamericana vi risiede la più numerosa comunità polacca al di fuori della nazione madre. O perché il duo denominato Mikrokolektyw con Revisit debutta su Delmark, primo gruppo europeo ad incidere per l'etichetta simbolo della Wind City. ...

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Foton Quartet: Zomo Hall

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Il jazz in Polonia è stato il primo in Europa ad assimilare il free, con i Jazz Darings di Tomasz Stanko, ma non ha poi sviluppato una corrente di ricerca sulla libera improvvisazione. Dagli anni settanta i gruppi e gli artisti più popolari del Jazz polacco hanno generalmente evitato la sperimentazione e le forme radicali, trovando un costante ...