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Samo Salamon: Stretching Out

Read "Stretching Out" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Slovenian master guitarist and composer Samo Šalamon is one of those rare musicians whose versatility is not aimless and his unique, instantly recognizable, style is far from predictable. Both of these characteristics are amply demonstrated on his fourteenth release, the double disc set Stretching Out comprising of two live sessions captured in 2008, and 2012.


Samo Salamon: Stretching Out

Read "Stretching Out" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Cosmopolitan is a term that is often used to describe musicians, but in the case of Slovenian guitarist Samo Salamon, it is certainly a description that fits.

Salamon has turned the restless nature of the travelling musician into an aesthetic strategy and has worked with two different quartets that represent his different musical ...


Samo Salamon Quartets: Stretching Out

Read "Stretching Out" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Dal punto di vista fisico, l'ultimo lavoro discografico del chitarrista sloveno Samo Salamon si presenta come un doppio CD. Dal punto di vista musicale, siamo invece di fronte a due album ben distinti. Registrati con formazioni diverse (un quartetto americano ed un quartetto europeo), in periodi diversi (nel 2008 il primo, nel 2012 il secondo), e soprattutto che si sviluppano ...


Red Garland: Stretching Out

Read "Stretching Out" reviewed by David Rickert

Down the road Red Garland will probably only be remembered for his brief stint with Miles Davis, but he also recorded some fine trio work as well. This two-fer captures two sessions, about two-thirds of which were recorded live. At first, Garland seems like little more than a talented cocktail pianist, but as each tunes progresses ...