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Sunna Gunnlaugs: The Dream

Read "The Dream" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Da parecchi anni il jazz europeo in generale è riconosciuto in tutto il mondo per il suo valore indiscusso ed è indubbio che la scena jazzistica scandinava ha avuto una fondamentale importanza nella crescita del movimento. Andando ancora più a nord, esattamente in Islanda, scopriamo un talento formidabile, la pianista Sunna Gunnlaugs. Se da un lato sono chiare ...

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Daniel Carter / William Parker / Federico Ughi: The Dream

Read "The Dream" reviewed by Troy Collins

The Dream features the first recorded example of multi-instrumentalist Daniel Carter playing piano. While this revelation is impressive enough, the album itself is a fascinating and endlessly rewarding listen. Ably accompanied by bassist William Parker and drummer Federico Ughi, Carter demonstrates remarkable facility on a half-dozen different instruments in settings ranging from sober to tumultuous.

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Daniel Carter / William Parker / Federico Ughi: The Dream

Read "The Dream" reviewed by Marc Medwin

That's right, Daniel Carter plays piano on this date! It's the first thing you hear as this disc kicks immediately into definite but mature overdrive. It's a blast to hear William Parker, the bassist for Cecil Taylor's much-lauded Feel Trio, free-walking under Carter's percussive attacks, certainly indebted to Taylor but even more pointillistic. “Zero Softly is ...

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Daniel Carter / William Parker / Federico Ughi: The Dream

Read "The Dream" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

577 Records is putting out some of the most interesting improvised music today, and The Dream is yet another high quality offering. Featuring the trio of Daniel Carter, William Parker and Federico Ughi, the CD is an embarrassment of riches, bursting with music of great imagination played with the highest skill and intention.

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Nico Di Battista/Rrok Jakaj/Gianluca Fuiano: The Dream

Read "The Dream" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

By combining world music influences of modern Italy, Brazil, and other locales with styles including tango and flamenco, The Dream challenges yet embraces many categories to create music that is modern yet retains the rich history of its many roots. This end result is accomplished by three Italian musicians: guitarist Nico Di Battista, percussionist Gianluca Fuiano, ...