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Quinsin Nachoff: Magic Numbers

Read "Magic Numbers" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Quinsin Nachoff è un giovane sassofonista canadese, che - oltre ad aver collaborato con il suo illustre compatriota Kenny Wheeler - ha sviluppato un certo interesse per la musica europea. Quella di John Taylor ed Ernst Reijseger, ad esempio, con i quali pubblicherà il suo prossimo album, ma anche quella più accademica, con il calore e la ...

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Quinsin Nachoff: Magic Numbers

Read "Magic Numbers" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Quinsin Nachoff is an adventurer. He is not afraid of going into the unknown, making his way through the recesses and finding something new and interesting. His career has seen him in the company of musicians who are constantly looking out, far out, into the horizon for that speck they can enlarge into something meaningful. Among ...

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Quinsin Nachoff: Magic Numbers

Read "Magic Numbers" reviewed by Troy Collins

On Magic Numbers, Canadian saxophonist Quinsin Nachoff debuts an ensemble that delivers on the promise originally offered by the Third Stream. Combining a free-wheeling, improvisational saxophone trio and a rigidly regimented but highly creative neo-classical string quartet, Nachoff has found an equitable way to integrate the best elements of both worlds.

Nachoff's compositions are ...

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Quinsin Nachoff: Magic Numbers

Read "Magic Numbers" reviewed by John Kelman

These days, marrying improvisational collectives with units more typically associated with classical music--from intimate string quartets to full-blown orchestras--is neither a revolutionary concept nor suggestive of the syrupy “jazz with strings association it once had. Recent releases--eg. pianist Billy Childs' Grammy-nominated Lyric: Jazz-Chamber Music Vol. 1 (Lunacy Music, 2005) and pianist Steve Kuhn's Promises Kept (ECM, ...