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Roberto Dani: Lontano

Read "Lontano" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Roberto Dani è uno dei più originali e creativi interpreti della batteria nel nostro paese e non solo. Lo si ascolta in numerosi gruppi nei quali mette a frutto la propria sensibilità su piatti e pelli, come recentemente accaduto nel trio di Stefano Battaglia in The River of Anyder. Sensibilità che porta all'estremo in lavori sperimentali ...

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Tomasz Stanko: Lontano

Read "Lontano" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Registrato al ritorno da una lunga tournée in Asia, per oltre metà interamente improvvisato (lo sono le tre lunghe tracce che portano lo stesso titolo dell’album), presentato in anteprima in estate, al Jazzfestival di Saalfelden (clicca qui per leggerne la recensione), il terzo album del quartetto “polacco” di Tomasz Stanko ne prosegue l’itinerario poetico, fatto di ...

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Tomasz Stanko Quartet: Lontano

Read "Lontano" reviewed by Edward Zucker

Perfect chemistry should not be disturbed, and Tomasz Stanko and ECM reprise their winning combination on Lontano. This is the third ECM release with Stanko and his regular trio of pianist Marcin Wasilewski, bassist Slawomir Kurkiewicz and drummer Michal Miskiewicz. As with the previous two releases, this disc features variations of a tune, in this case ...

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Tomasz Stanko Quartet: Lontano

Read "Lontano" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Can a recording be appreciated or understood without knowing the full history of the performer? The answer is, of course, yes and no. In this case, yes, the music on Lontano creates a coherent sound world, has an artistic point of view and many levels, and thus is well worth repeated listens. But no, you'll be ...

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Tomasz Stanko Quartet: Lontano

Read "Lontano" reviewed by Chris May

The Beatles got it wrong. When you're 64, Lennon & McCartney predicted, you'll be ready for the knackers yard. But the lovable moptops were only in their twenties then, like Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko, and each had already changed the shape of things, the Beatles with “She Loves You" (1963), Stanko on Astigmatic (1965). It was ...

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Tomasz Stanko Quartet: Lontano

Read "Lontano" reviewed by John Kelman

Other bands have been around for longer than Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stańko's current quartet, but few have exhibited such palpable growth in so little time. While Suspended Night (ECM, 2004) showed considerable development from the quartet's first release, Soul of Things (ECM, 2002), Lontano represents a major shift towards free playing that these albums only hinted ...


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