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Nancy Kelly's 6th CD honors legendary Jazz singer Mark Murphy

Nancy Kelly's 6th CD honors legendary Jazz singer Mark Murphy

Support Nancy Kelly's Mark Murphy Tribute CD About this project Thank you for your interest in this very exciting opportunity to help fund my sixth recording project. People often ask me who my favorite singer is, and my answer is always, without hesitating, Mark Murphy. I was heavily influenced by his work. He was “the real deal,” and he’s ...

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Tim Hegarty: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Tim Hegarty's Tribute is an audible panegyric on the great saxophonist-composers. It's a well-crafted, straightforward date that highlights Hegarty's love for those who've come before and the work that they've done on paper and on record.

The list of saxophonists that Hegarty has studied includes George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Frank Foster, Joe Henderson, ...

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Carsten Lindholm: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il titolo Tribute è riferito alle persone - musicisti e non - che hanno influito nella vita di Carsten Lindholm, come Bill Laswell, Sting e molti altri. In questo lavoro, registrato tra Oslo e Copenhagen, il batterista e compositore danese coinvolge musicisti di varia estreazione stilistica per dar vita a un ottimo connubio di jazz - qui ...

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Jazz Arts Trio: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Recreating music note-for-note is fraught with pitfalls. It could be as palatable as drinking a soda after all the fizz has escaped or it could stand deep in the shadow of the original. But as the saying goes, imitation is the best form of flattery and the Jazz Arts Trio makes that apparent as they reinterpret ...

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Jazz Arts Trio: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by Brian Gall

Rightfully so, more tributes to Oscar Peterson continue to appear. On its debut CD, the Jazz Arts Trio combines six tunes by this late piano legend with one song each from kings of the keyboard Erroll Garner, Bill Evans, Vince Guaraldi, Herbie Hancock and Horace Silver.



Tribute, released on JRI Recordings, is an attempt ...

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Jazz Arts Trio: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

When artists cover old classics, there is generally something different about them: a new arrangement, something added or something removed, in an attempt to make it “their own." Pianist Frederick Moyer and his Jazz Arts Trio take a different approach on Tribute. They perform eleven classics, note for note, just as they were recorded previously.

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Jazz Arts Trio: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

The difference between jazz improvisation and composed variations on a theme is that the former is dynamic, while the latter is static. In jazz, improvisation amounts to “spontaneous composition," where a melodic variation over a harmonic skeleton occurs instantly. Improvisations on a theme in this sense are not written down prior to being played. However, these ...

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Steve Hackett: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Nel corso della sua trentennale carriera solistica, Steve Hackett (noto ai più come chitarrista dei Genesis dal 1971 al 1977) ha alternato l'uso della chitarra elettrica e di quella acustica, mostrando spesso il suo retroterra classico in album come Bay of Kings e Momentum, realizzati negli anni '80 sullo strumento con le corde di nylon, e con ...

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Blue Wisp Big Band: Tribute

Read "Tribute" reviewed by Edward Blanco

A legendary regional ensemble from Cincinnati, the Blue Wisp Big Band has, for the last twenty-five years, performed every Wednesday evening at the famed Blue Wisp Jazz Club in Cincinnati, owned and operated by Marjean Wisby until her passing in August 2006. The album pays Tribute to the memory of the late owner and also celebrates ...

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Guido Di Leone: Tribute

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L’eleganza di Stan Getz, lo swing di Nat King Cole, le sghembe architetture di Theloniuos Monk, la genialità armonica di Duke Ellington, il calore di Elis Regina, l’eclettismo di Miles Davis: Guido Di Leone ha voluto rappresentare se stesso attraverso la storia musicale che ha plasmato, negli anni, la sua preparazione tecnica. Che è indiscutibile. Tredici brani originali ...