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Stephanie Nakasian: The Renaissance Woman of Jazz

Read "Stephanie Nakasian: The Renaissance Woman of Jazz" reviewed by Nick Catalano

For decades, Stephanie Nakasian has been swinging through an immensely challenging jazz repertoire with astonishing aplomb. Her audacious ventures into vocal territory that others have carefully avoided have resulted in recordings and performances of unrivaled excellence. From pioneering vocal efforts with singer Jon Hendricks and Annie Ross to the rigorous charts of The Danish Radio Big ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Harris Simon: The Mastery of Passion

Read "The Mastery of Passion" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Dopo oltre trent'anni vengono ripubblicati undici brani originariamente incisi fra il 1978 e il 1980 da un gruppo guidato dal pianista Harris Simon che poteva contare fra le sue fila nomi illustri come quello di Michael Brecker (il vero mattatore di queste sedute di registrazione), Joe Farrell, Claudio Roditi, Michael Urbaniak e altri. Harris Simon è stata una delle tante ...

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Resonance Records to Release "The Mastery of Passion" - A Rare Collection of All Star Recordings from Keyboardist Harris Simon

Resonance Records to Release  "The Mastery of Passion" - A Rare Collection of All Star Recordings from Keyboardist Harris Simon

Heirloom Series Release Features Special Guests Michael Brecker and Claudio Roditi As a 21-year-old wunderkind, pianist-composer-arranger Harris Simon went into the studio in March of 1978 to record his first recording under his own name. Produced by George Klabin and Jeff Kaufman, New York Connection featured an all-star cast including tenor sax titan Michael Brecker, Brazilian ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Harris Simon: The Mastery of Passion

Read "The Mastery of Passion" reviewed by Larry Taylor

Discovering gold in reissues going 30 years back is always a pleasure. Such is the case with Harris Simon's The Mastery of Passion, featuring selections from CDs first released on Japan's Pony Canyon label--New York Connection (1978) and Swish (1980).

Simon was in his early twenties at the time of these dates, fast gaining recognition as ...

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Resonance Records to Release "The Mastery of Passion"- A Collection of All Star Recordings with Special Guests Michael Brecker and Claudio Roditi

Resonance Records to Release "The Mastery of Passion"- A Collection of All Star Recordings with Special Guests Michael Brecker and Claudio Roditi

Resonance Records To Release The Mastery Of Passion- A Rare Collection of All Star Recordings From Keyboardist Harris Simon
Heirloom Series Release Features Special Guests Michael Brecker and Claudio Roditi

As a 21-year-old wunderkind, pianist-composer-arranger Harris Simon went into the studio in March of 1978 to record his first recording under his own name. Produced ...