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Yotam: Brasil

Read "Brasil" reviewed by Larry Taylor

Two reviews of Israeli-born guitarist Yotam's Brasil appeared recently in All About Jazz, and the reviewers had major differences.

Lawrence Peryer had a negative view, summed up by: “Yotam take his place on the list between Yanni and Zamfir, offering a denatured version of a musical form that has already proven itself accessible ...

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Yotam: Brasil

Read "Brasil" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

A single letter separates the English and Portuguese spellings of the world's fifth largest country, but that letter distinguishes between an outsider's view and the way that an insider takes it all in. Brazil is for tourists, but Brasil is for those initiated in the musical ways of this South American land of wonder. While Israeli ...

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Yotam: Brasil

Read "Brasil" reviewed by Lawrence Peryer

Brazilian music is tricky. It must be approached carefully as its mellow understatement can be vulnerable to sterility in production and blandness in execution. Brasil, by Israeli guitarist Yotam Silberstein (now known solely as “Yotam") is plagued by both attributes.

It is quite difficult to appreciate the competency of the players with whom ...

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Continuum, A Journey Through Jazz - "New Jazz, Straight Ahead (part 2)"

Continuum, A Journey Through Jazz - "New Jazz, Straight Ahead (part 2)"

Soulandjazz.com Presents:
Continuum—A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 24: “New Jazz, Straight Ahead (Part 2)" Hosted & Produced by J. Scott Fugate, “The Jazz Evangelist" As it has been with the past 23 episode (which are still available on the soulandjazz.com website, by the way) the show is absolutely free, completely legal, fun for the whole family, ...

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Yotam: Resonance

Read "Resonance" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Sono tanti i musicisti israeliani che si sono trasferiti a New York per potere fare del jazz, in tutte le sue varianti di stile. Fra questi, c´è Yotam Silberstein, un chitarrista mainstream che a 21 anni venne nominato come miglior jazzista israeliano. Da qui sono arrivate offerte di lavoro all´estero, con la Fresh Sound/New Talent in Spagna, e da lí il ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 13, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Tamir Hendelman Destinations (Resonance)221210+110571722534Dave Bass Gone (Dave Bass)20587+11825123357The Marsalis Family Music Redeems (Marsalis)199176+2305434413James Moody Moody 4B (IPO)195228-33160145631Steve Turre Delicious & Delightful (HighNote)170168+2151536930Freddy Cole Freddy Cole Sings Mr.B (HighNote)167148+19047637712Esperanza Spalding Chamber Music Society (Heads Up)165160+505654842Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote)157188-3105519938Conrad Herwig The Latin Side Of Herbie Hancock (Half Note)155191-360533310104Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)140143-30421131185Amina Figarova Sketches (Munich)139157-180504612116Michael ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 6, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks1326James Moody Moody 4B (IPO)228176+5215413212Tamir Hendelman Destinations (Resonance)210220-100591638—Conrad Herwig The Latin Side Of Herbie Hancock (Half Note)191136+5515132424Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote)188195-7052185715The Marsalis Family Music Redeems (Marsalis)176152+2424953631—Steve Turre Delicious & Delightful (HighNote)16878+90552627125Esperanza Spalding Chamber Music Society (Heads Up)160120+4025553856Amina Figarova Sketches (Munich)157164-704845930—Freddy Cole Freddy Cole Sings Mr.B (HighNote)14879+69242921043Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)143173-300401121167Michael Dease Grace (JLP)122153-3104448121615Adam Schroeder ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 30, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks123Tamir Hendelman Destinations (Resonance)220224-415515241Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote)195176+1905517326—James Moody Moody 4B (IPO)17692+8465232432Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)173187-14049111564Amina Figarova Sketches (Munich)164143+2115544676Michael Dease Grace (JLP)153138+1505147715—The Marsalis Family Music Redeems (Marsalis)152110+42349728——Conrad Herwig The Latin Side Of Herbie Hancock (Half Note)13622+1144528193120Trombone Shorty Backatown (Verve Forecast)13076+540622201085Fred Hersch Whirl (Palmetto)126131-504611011109Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory 6 String Theory (Concord)121122-1039310125—Esperanza Spalding Chamber Music ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 23, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks1——Jim Pearce I’m In The Twilight Of A Mediocre Career (Self Released)258—+258174411235Tamir Hendelman Destinations (Resonance)224195+2925124323Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)187201-14051110412Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote)176228-52150165——Esperanza Spalding Chamber Music Society (Heads Up)15029+121158516427Amina Figarova Sketches (Munich)143171-2824943764Michael Dease Grace (JLP)138139-104946851Fred Hersch Whirl (Palmetto)131147-160501991918Gregory Porter Water (Motema)125100+2513691010911Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory 6 String Theory (Concord)122125-3041391177Yotam Resonance (JLP)119133-1404541212812Steve Davis Images (Posi-Tone)115130-1503839131414Pat ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 16, 2010

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Kenny Burrell Be Yourself (HighNote)228267-3906115232Curtis Fuller I Will Tell Her (Capri)201190+11046193541Tamir Hendelman Destinations (Resonance)195151+4415633427—Amina Figarova Sketches (Munich)17183+88347425112Fred Hersch Whirl (Palmetto)147282-13504418644Michael Dease Grace (JLP)139154-1515545775Yotam Resonance (JLP)133134-103441181213Steve Davis Images (Posi-Tone)130127+30483891115Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory 6 String Theory (Concord)125128-3042381096Jason Moran Ten (Blue Note)123130-703819111926Cory Weeds The Many Deeds of Cory Weeds (Cellar Live)122104+1813611312106Stanley Clarke Stanley Clarke Band (Heads Up)120129-90302913153Dr. Lonnie ...