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Jonny Lang: Signs

Read "Signs" reviewed by Doug Collette

The weathered voice recounting life's travails on the opening track of Signs, “Make It Move," is in marked contrast to the boyish countenance of Jonny Lang as pictured on the cover of the album. The distortion on his electric guitar, however, suits the chain-gang song likes of that number, even as it leads directly into the ...

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Kaz Simmons: Signs

Read "Signs" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

It's album number four from London-based singer and songwriter Kaz Simmons. It's called Signs. It deftly explores the fertile ground that encompasses jazz, folk and the quirkier end of '70s British psych-rock--and it's a joy.

Simmons has slimmed down her band for Signs--a small but perfectly formed quartet share the musical honors, compared to ...

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Erika Dagnino Quartet: Signs

Read "Signs" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Italian poet Erika Dagnino runs a transatlantic- bilingual career. In Europe she works with avant-garde and free jazz musicians as Italian violinist stefano Pastor}] and English saxophonist {{George Haslam. In the States she recorded with avant-garde composer and pianist Chris Brown and leads her own New-York based free jazz quartet comprised of reed player Ras Moshe, ...

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Mark O' Leary: Signs

Read "Signs" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il chitarrista Mark O’Leary cerca di individuare un suo percorso originale all’interno degli scenari del jazz attuale. In questo bel lavoro si muove con circospezione ed energia in trio, accompagnato da due eccellenti musicisti della West Coast statunitense, il bassista Steuart Leibig e il batterista Alex Cline. Le lunghissime linee eseguite in legato dal chitarrista lasciano intravedere qualche punto ...

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Mark O' Leary: Signs

Read "Signs" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Guitarist Mark O'Leary's plight is perhaps akin to one who seeks an eternal betterment of modern-improvised music, where styles and fertile ideas connect and provide nourishment for a fertile musical plane. Recorded in California with notables, bassist Steuart Leibig and drummer Alex Cline, the trio professes some down-home ruckus, while occasionally throttling back the momentum into ...

Peter Br: Signs

Read "Signs" reviewed by John Kelman

Woodwind multi-instrumentalist Peter Brötzmann has never been one to shy away from extremes in a career that has spanned nearly forty years and nearly a hundred albums. He has been one of the strongest proponents to emerge from the Albert Ayler school of musical thought. While he's capable of extracting an incredible array of sounds from ...