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Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda Williams: Vanished Gardens

Read "Vanished Gardens" reviewed by Luca Muchetti

Un incanto di album. La chitarra tesa, dai richiami folk e sognante è quella inconfondibile del maestro Bill Frisell, il sassofono è quello lirico di Charles Lloyd, il musicista che dal quartetto anni Sessanta con Keith Jarrett passò ai Celebration al fianco dei Beach Boys per poi tornare al jazz negli anni Ottanta e Novanta dopo ...

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Arild Andersen & Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: Celebration

Read "Celebration" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Arild Andersen è certamente uno dei più noti bassisti europei e questo eccellente Celebration non fa altro che rinnovare il suo profondo legame con l'etichetta ECM di Manfred Eicher. Legame che era iniziato nel 1970 con i leggendari primi album del saxofonista Jan Garbarek e del chitarrista Terje Rypdal. Album che lanciarono, allo stesso tempo, la giovane etichetta tedesca nata ...

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Tony Monaco: Celebration

Read "Celebration" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

If organists Shirley Scott and Jimmy Smith had formed some sort of a musical union, the offspring would no doubt have been Tony Monaco. Manifesting the melodicism of the former, the orchestral sensibilities of the latter and virtuosity of both, Monaco has become one of the most versatile and dazzling performers on the Hammond B3.

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Alex Riel: Celebration

Read "Celebration" reviewed by Jack Bowers

A thoughtfully planned, beautifully recorded, generously timed and wonderfully played trio session led by drummer Alex Riel and showcasing the prodigious talents of pianist Kenny Werner and bassist Jesper Lundgaard, so exhilarating that this reviewer was reminded from time to time of the classic Marian McPartland Hickory House trio from the '50s with bassist Bill Crow ...

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The YSU All-Star Alumni Jazz Ensemble: Celebration

Read "Celebration" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Director Tony Leonardi and his colleagues have established an excellent Jazz Studies program at Ohio's Youngstown State University, many of whose distinguished alumni returned in 1994 for an all-star big-band concert to help mark the 125th anniversary of the university's Dana School of Music. The concert was recorded and released on disc as Celebration. This really ...