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Hans Glawischnig: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

There are times when it seems Europeans have a greater appreciation for musical styles that originated in the United States. Hans Glawischnig's Panorama is one example of adopting an art form, jazz, and treating it like it's his own creation.

Glawischnig is a native of Graz, Austria, who moved to New York City ...

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Hans Glawischnig: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Bassist Hans Glawischnig was born in Graz, Austria in 1970, to an American mother and Austrian father, Dieter Glawischnig, a well-respected pianist and conductor who led the NDR Big Band for Chet Baker. The younger Glawischnig has been a New Yorker since the early 1990s and now brings his second release Panorama, following his debut recording, ...

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Hans Glawischnig: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by Troy Collins

Since moving to New York in the early nineties, Austrian-born bassist Hans Glawischnig has worked regularly with such esteemed artists as Bobby Watson, Maynard Ferguson and James Moody. Regular gigs with Latin jazz legends Ray Barretto and David Sanchez helped position Glawischnig as a stellar, if unlikely, interpreter of Afro-Latin traditions.

His debut album, ...

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Hans Glawischnig: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Bassist Hans Glawischnig has several positive factors working for him on his second recording as leader. He writes with a fine focus, even though he goes across several styles. Melody is inherent in his compositions and so is room for improvisation. He is not averse to letting a tune blossom into something different from the stem ...

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Hans Glawischnig: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

It is refreshing to listen to a jazz recording where the music is in keeping with the title. Panorama is exactly what bassist Hans Glawischnig debut on Sunnyside is. Glawischnig, an Austrian-born, New York City resident, is a bit of a panorama himself. Glawischnig's name rings true in the confines of Latin jazz, where he has ...

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Hans Glawischnig: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by John Kelman

Despite the global nature of today's music, it might seem odd that a bassist named Hans Glawischnig has built a considerable reputation in the arenas of Central/South American-inflected jazz. But while the Austrian-born, New York-resident Glawischnig has indeed, spent considerable time with contemporary players stretching the boundaries of their cultures like pianist Luis Perdomo and alto ...

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Hans Glawischnig: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

It would be a misnomer to refer to bassist Hans Glawischnig as just a rising star. With an impressive body of work (albeit as a sideman) since moving to New York in the early nineties, the Austrian native has provided a firm foundation for artists including Bobby Watson's Urban Renewal Band, saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera and vibraphonist ...

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Towner Galaher: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Panorama is a testament that straight-ahead jazz can still thrive in modern times. Drummer/composer Towner Galaher, an astute leader and sideman who has performed with names like Wynton Marsalis and in ensembles such as Chico O'Farrill's Afro-Cuban Jazz Big Band, carries the torch of jazz drummers like Art Blakey.

Galaher's playing is more ...

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Vaughn Nark: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by Jack Bowers

When one is informed that a certain musician’s perspective “defies classification,” that his “orientation is holistic,” and that he advocates “diversity and balance,” producing “a mosaic of textural contrasts” that expresses “a broad overview of human emotion,“ it’s best to hunker down and prepare to withstand an everything-but-the-kitchen sink onslaught. In Vaughn Nark’s case that’s not ...

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Stevens, Siegel & Ferguson featuring Valery Ponomarev: Panorama

Read "Panorama" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Stevens, Siegel & Ferguson with Valery Ponomarev – PANORAMA. Imaginary Records 010; Released 1998. The last two SS&F records were strictly trios; while the group enjoys exploring their dynamics, this time they wanted more. Jeff Siegel says “we also enjoy mixing it up with other players – particularly horn players”; Tim Ferguson wanted “a special person ...