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The Young Philadelphians: Live in Tokyo

Read "Live in Tokyo" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Ah, The Sound of jny: Philadelphia. For folks lucky enough to grow up in or around the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection in the mid-to late-1970s (I'm one), the very phrase resounds with memories, most emanating from Sigma Sound Studios on North 12th Street: Thick yet clear arrangements, pumping and thumping basslines and rhythms, ...

Marc Ribot and the Young Philadelphians: Live In Tokyo

Read "Live In Tokyo" reviewed by Luca Muchetti

Marc Ribot, il Philly Sound, gli archi, il funk. Ormai capace di attraversare qualsiasi tipo di contesto musicale con la facilità con cui l'acqua scorre lungo le pietre di un ruscello, il chitarrista amato da Tom Waits incornicia con un Live in Tokyo una delle sue avventure più folli e divertenti.

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Keiko Matsui: Live In Tokyo

Read "Live In Tokyo" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

Most of the time releasing a live album is a good way to mark time between trips to the studio as they are quick and easy cash grabs where a musician sells the fans a cheap ticket to a show they weren't at. The Rolling Stones are masters of this slick tactic with no less than ...

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Portnoy - Sheehan - Macalpine - Sherinian: Live In Tokyo

Read "Live In Tokyo" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This 2-CD set highlights the progressive rock super-group's performance at a Tokyo venue in 2012. The material is culled from the respective artists' songbooks, yet their prior collaborations in various ensembles also signify a nucleus for modern prog-rock fare. As one would anticipate, sparks are flying all over the place via a high-velocity and impacting program ...

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Larry Carlton With Special Guest Robben Ford: Live in Tokyo

Read "Live in Tokyo" reviewed by John Kelman

With blues/jazz guitarist Robben Ford's Soul on Ten (Concord, 2009) receiving widespread attention, it's a good time to look at Live in Tokyo, a somewhat overlooked but unmistakably smokin' 2007 release from another West Coast guitar god, Larry Carlton. Carlton invited Ford to join his band for some dates in Tokyo in the fall of 2006, ...

Anita O: Live in Tokyo

Read "Live in Tokyo " reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Inevitable with the upcoming screening of the documentary Anita O'Day The Life of a Jazz Singer at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival is the release of Live in Tokyo '63. This is the soundtrack to a televised concert in Japan during O'Day's fruitful association with Verve records that was to last the decade. This inevitability is ...

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The Mingus Big Band: Live in Tokyo

Read "Live in Tokyo" reviewed by Robert R. Calder

"Wham, Bam," indeed! Compared to the best performances by the late Charles Mingus, this effort has the air of more orthodox big bands like the ones led by Clarke/Boland and Jones/Lewis, which is also to say the best. McCoy Tyner's band on a good night has included some of the same performers featured on this live ...

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Brad Mehldau: Live in Tokyo

Read "Live in Tokyo" reviewed by Peter Aaron

Detractors of pianist Brad Mehldau say his notoriety is merely a case of arriving at the right the time, of simply being the most visible Bill Evans disciple to come along in thirty-five years. They sometimes add that despite Evans' obvious influence, Mehldau's style owes more to his own European classical background than the late genius's ...

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Brad Mehldau: Live in Tokyo

Read "Live in Tokyo" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Far be it from me to judge a record by its slipcover, but the photo of Brad Mehldau gracing the jacket of the pianist's new solo CD, Live in Tokyo (arms crossed, head bowed, jet-black background) made my heart sink. For if the prodigiously talented Mehldau has a tragic flaw, it's the self-conscious preciousness that seeps ...

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Brad Mehldau: Live in Tokyo

Read "Live in Tokyo" reviewed by Doug Collette

With boundless energy and seemingly endless imagination, Brad Mehldau has evolved into one of the most prolific jazz musicians in the world today. Little surprise then, that a little over six months after the latest release with his trio, we have another sterling piece of work, his first on his new label affiliation. Fans of his ...