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Stephanie Richards: Fullmoon

Read "Fullmoon" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

With the release of Fullmoon, trumpeter and composer Stephanie Richards joins the ranks of Susana Santos Silva, Franz Hautzinger, Peter Evans and Nate Wooley. This enlightened group of trumpeters have taken the art of the solo to new heights with various combinations of extended technique, microtonality, free improvisation and electronic/acoustic experimentation. Here, Richards touches on almost ...

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Stephanie Richards: Fullmoon

Read "Fullmoon" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Reared in Canada and now calling Brooklyn, NY home, trumpeter Stephanie Richards (David Byrne, Henry Threadgill, John Zorn) has been all over the map, whether performing with well-known or globally famous, pop and rap artists or pushing the envelope with forward-looking musicians. Here, let's say she's fashioning musical events with a penchant for communicating with alien ...

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Eleonora Eubel: Full Moon

Read "Full Moon" reviewed by David Adler

Argentinian vocalist Eleonora Eubel is in fine form on this independent release. Her main collaborator on the project is guitarist and fellow Argentinian Guillermo Bazzola, who did many of the arrangements. In widely varying ensemble contexts, Eubel offers an engaging menu of standards and originals, sung in English. Her voice is forceful yet subtle, revealing influences ...