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Steve Lehman: Demian as Posthuman

Read "Demian as Posthuman" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Steve Lehman si può considerare una delle voci più interessanti emerse dall’ultima generazione di sassofonisti. Appena venticinquenne opera con medesime soddisfazioni sia nel campo della musica contemporanea che in ambito jazzistico; ed anche sul versante della musica improvvisata ama sorprendere con continui cambi di direzione. Se nell’ultimo Artificial Light aveva messo in mostra una esplosiva miscela di freebop, swing ...

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Steve Lehman: Demian as Posthuman

Read "Demian as Posthuman" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

How can a disc with Steve Lehman, Meshell Ndegeocello, Tyshawn Sorey and Vijay Iyer go wrong? Demian as Posthuman clocks in at a short, sweet 37 minutes and is essentially a series of sax/drum duets with variations on the same theme (electric bassist Ndegeocello and drummer Eric McPherson are on three of twelve cuts, Iyer on ...

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Steve Lehman: Demian as Posthuman

Read "Demian as Posthuman" reviewed by Paul Olson

Altoist Steve Lehman's quintet recording Artificial Light was one of last year's best albums, but Demian as Posthuman couldn't be more different. The mathematical-time compositions and bracing band dynamic of last year's release sounded utterly modern, but it was essentially a recording made by musicians playing in real time. The new release features some fine players, ...