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John Tchicai - Charlie Kohlhase - Garrison Fewell: Good Night Songs

Read "Good Night Songs" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Piace Good Night Songs. Piace perché a settant’anni suonati l’afro-danese John Tchicai, cofondatore dei New York Contemporay Five e attivo esponente della fase eroica del free, licenzia un album avventuroso, stimolante, ricco di idee e di una verve ritrovata. Piace perché allestisce una formazione insolita, un trio chitarra e doppio sassofono assai poco usuale nella storia della musica afroamericana, ensemble ...

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John Tchicai / Charlie Kohlhase / Garrison Fewell: Good Night Songs

Read "Good Night Songs" reviewed by Bill Bennett

Justly renowned since the 1960s as one of the most lyrical and imaginative players in the avant-garde, Afro-Danish reedman John Tchicai shows no signs of diminishing creativity, although he recently celebrated his 70th birthday. He has collaborated with Boston-area musicians Charlie Kohlhase and Garrison Fewell in several contexts, but this tour was the first time the ...

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John Tchicai / Charlie Kohlhase / Garrison Fewell: Good Night Songs

Read "Good Night Songs" reviewed by Nic Jones

These three protagonists set out their case for a trio of multiple reeds, guitar and percussion, and in doing so present a programme of music which is as idiosyncratic in itself as that lineup might suggest. On a more fundamental level, they also show that the plurality of improvised music can come up with some cogently ...

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John Tchicai Trio: Good Night Songs

Read "Good Night Songs" reviewed by Tom Greenland

The cryptic ideographs on the cover are suggestive: Good Night Song is like a Japanese haiku or Zen painting that--through economy of means, suggestion, emptiness and space--says more with less. Sans drums and bass, the trio features the leader on tenor, bass clarinet, and vocals; Charlie Kohlhase on tenor, alto, and baritone saxophones; and Garrison Fewell ...

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John Tchicai / Charlie Kohlhase / Garrison Fewell: Good Night Songs

Read "Good Night Songs" reviewed by Troy Collins

Good Night Songs is an intimate live recording of three masterful improvisers in a relaxed, contemplative mood. Serene yet challenging, this double album is the culmination of lives spent under the radar exploring free jazz as imperative expression.

Saxophonists John Tchicai and Charlie Kohlhase and guitarist Garrison Fewell converged on a late December evening ...

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John Tchicai / Charlie Kohlhase / Garrison Fewell: Good Night Songs

Read "Good Night Songs" reviewed by David French

Good Night Songs documents a 2003 concert by a trio of two saxophonists--John Tchicai and Charlie Kohlhase--with guitarist Garrison Fewell. Though the lineup is unusual, the results are mesmerizing throughout this two-disc set.

Tchicai rose to prominence in the 1960s avant-garde scene in New York. He recorded with Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, John Coltrane, ...