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Wolfgang Schalk: Space Messengers

Read "Space Messengers" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

The music on guitarist Wolfgang Schalk's new release sounds as if it could have been recorded decades ago, and that's not a bad thing. Like older guitarists such as Jim Hall and Pat Martino and younger players such as Adam Rogers and Kurt Rosenwinkel, Schalk clearly deserves greater recognition for his own soulful articulation and deep ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Wolfgang Schalk: Space Messengers

Read "Space Messengers" reviewed by AAJ Staff

On Space Messengers, Austrian musician Wolfgang Schalk proves to be an explosively inventive guitarist and a gifted, challenging composer. Backed by an alert, vibrant rhythm section, he digs deep into eight original compositions, improvising with considerable intelligence, passion, and swing.

In the CD booklet, Schalk cites Pat Martino as one of his primary influences, ...