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Jazzahead! 2012

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Jazzahead! 2012
Bremen, Germany
April 19-22, 2012

While folks around the world debate the future of jazz--and, for that matter, what exactly jazz is and even what it should be called--an annual trade show in Bremen, Germany, now in its fifth year, has managed to demonstrate that jazz as a brand may be facing ...

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Niu's 1st International Bangkok Jazz Festival, Dec. 11-12, 2009

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Niu's 1st International Bangkok Jazz Festival
Baan Silom, Bangkok.

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British Pianist Gwilym Simcock Interviewed at AAJ

British Pianist Gwilym Simcock Interviewed at AAJ

Pianist/composer Gwilym Simcock has achieved a lot in a short time. His debut album as leader, Perception (Basho, 2007) was roundly praised as heralding the arrival of a significant new talent.

Prior to that Simcock had captured attention for lighting up Bill Bruford's Earthworks, Tim Garland's Lighthouse Trio and Malcolm Creese's Acoustic Triangle.

Awards and commissions ...

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Gwilym Simcock: It's All Just Music

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Pianist/composer Gwilym Simcock has achieved a lot in a short time. His debut album as leader, Perception (Basho, 2007) was roundly praised as heralding the arrival of a significant new talent.



Prior to that Simcock had captured attention for lighting up Bill Bruford's Earthworks, Tim Garland's Lighthouse Trio and Malcolm Creese's ...

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Gwilym Simcock: Blues Vignette

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Around long enough that the phrase “coming late to jazz" is no longer relevant, pianist Gwilym Simcock's star has been rapidly rising on the British scene for the past seven years, as he continues to mine the nexus of a classical upbringing with his more recent “conversion" to jazz. All too often, young artists release albums ...

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Acoustic Triangle: 3 Dimensions

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Britain's Acoustic Triangle has always operated with the distinct premise of playing only in environments acoustically suited for completely acoustic performances. Recording with the same devotion to making the room a fourth member of the group, with no post-production processing, the trio has gradually shifted further away from overt jazz references, with Resonance (Audio-B, 2005) moving ...

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Acoustic Triangle: Resonance

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In a 2003 interview, drummer Peter Erskine spoke about playing in concert halls with such inherently good acoustics that PA systems were unnecessary. “audiences love it, they absolutely love it. The world has gotten so noisy, and things have gotten so dense and assaultive, that people are grateful for a chance to rest their ...