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Rich Corpolongo: Get Happy

Read "Get Happy" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

"La mia filosofia - ha detto Corpolongo in un'intervista ad AAJ Italia - è che se suoni o scrivi musica di valore, prima o poi la cosa sarà notata, a dispetto di quelli che la svalorizzano o del tempo che sarà necessario per apprezzarla". All'età di 70 anni, il sassofonista di Chicago giunge a incidere il terzo disco ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Visit the new Freedom Jazz Dance website

Visit the new Freedom Jazz Dance website

Dig fresh new jazz reviews, listen to rare jazz tracks and keep the jazz conversation going at the new Freedom Jazz Dance website! Jazz DJ and writer Ken Hohman is pleased to announce that the new Freedom Jazz Dance website is live and online at www.freedomjazzdance.net. Pay a visit today and dig through the ear and eye ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rich Corpolongo Trio: Get Happy

Read "Get Happy" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Tenor saxophonist Rich Corpolongo has been a presence on the Chicago jazz scene for several years, during which time he has solidified his base as a performer. In the early days, he played with Herbie Hancock, Eddie Harris and Gary Burton, among others, going on to form his own band, which played several times at the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Rich Corpolongo Trio: Delmark CD Release Party at Chicago's Jazz Showcase

Rich Corpolongo Trio: Delmark CD Release Party at Chicago's Jazz Showcase

Wednesday, September 8—Come out and celebrate with the hugely talented jazz tenor saxophonist and his trio with legendary drummer Rusty Jones and bassist Dan Shapera—GET HAPPY—Delmark 592 RECORD RELEASE PARTY, Wednesday, September 8, 8pm and 10pm FOR OUR CD “GET HAPPY" ISSUED BY DELMARK RECORDS (#592) The Rich Corpolongo Trio Rich Corpolongo—Tenor Saxophone
Dan Shapera—Bass
Rusty ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rich Corpolongo Trio: Get Happy

Read "Get Happy" reviewed by John Barron

Tenor saxophonist Rich Corpolongo is a well-known figure on the Chicago jazz scene, having performed for decades with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé and drummer Barrett Deems' big band. An author of four books on improvisation, Corpolongo is known for exploring a variety of jazz styles, from standard swing to avant-garde. For Get Happy, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Rich Corpolongo Trio - Get Happy (Delmark)

Rich Corpolongo Trio - Get Happy (Delmark)

Tenor, bass and drums projects will probably forever be name checked against Sonny Rollins' pioneering parables with the form. In the case of Rich Corpolongo the connection fits. As one of the younger “old reliables" of Delmark's current tenor stable, his latest release is a long overdue showcase for his talents sans piano. Along for the ...

The Rich Corpolongo Quartet: Smiles

Read "Smiles" reviewed by Jack Bowers

One has to admire Rich Corpolongo for going his own way, and Delmark Records for providing a creative platform on which the reed virtuoso from Chicago is able to display his talents. Unfortunately, “admire" is not synonymous with “enjoy." While there are some pleasurable moments on Corpolongo's second Delmark release (following last year's Just Found Joy), ...