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AMP Trio: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Terzo album per questo trio codiretto dal giovane pianista Addison Frei, dal contrabbssista Perrine Grace e dal batterista Matt Young, che si suddividono anche la paternità dei brani -solo la chapliniana “Smile" non è originale. La cifra è quella di un jazz moderno dinamico e tutto sommato leggero, piuttosto convenzionale nelle atmosfere e nelle forme espressive, ...

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Nina de Heney: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Three is the third solo double bass recording of by underrated Swedish double bassist Nina de Heney, known for her collaborations with pianists (and fellow countrymen) Sten Sandell and Lisa Ullén. The title refers also to the connection between de Heney, the player ("the dancer behind the bass," as she calls it), the intimate connection with ...

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SKM: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Stephen Gauci ha avuto come maestri Joe Lovano, George Garzone e Frank Wess. Kris Davis è sempre stata affascinata dal possibile connubio tra musica contemporanea e jazz. Michael Bisio è forse il contrabbassista che si avvicina di più al lirismo inquieto di Charlie Haden. Tre musicisti quindi che flirtano con una tradizione in movimento e che hanno trovato ...

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Lafayette Gilchrist: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Dopo due album incisi con la sua funk-band, The New Volcanoes, Lafayette Gilchrist firma il terzo lavoro da leader in trio con basso e batteria, un appuntamento quasi obbligato per ogni pianista jazz. Fattosi conoscere come componente dei gruppi di David Murray e Cassandra Wilson, Gilchrist è un artista legato alla dimensione popolare e ritmica della musica afroamericana, dalle ...

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Upper Left Trio: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by John Barron

Occasionally, in the midst of media-hyped young lions re-creating and staking claim to past innovations, a jazz recording will emerge that nurtures the essence of tradition with openness and candor. Such engaging qualities can be heard on Three, the third release from Portland, Oregon's Upper Left Trio, featuring pianist Clay Giberson, drummer Charlie Doggett and bassist ...

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Lafayette Gilchrist: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by Franz A. Matzner

Grounded in Baltimore's blue collar defiance and port city ruggedness, pianist Lafayette Gilchrist's style is fully his own, deliberately iconoclastic and aggressively blunt. And his third outing--aptly titled Three--remains firm in its dedication to this rough hewn tone, even as it translates the big, horn driven sound of his first two recordings to the trio format. ...

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Lafayette Gilchrist: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by Troy Collins

Three is Baltimore-based pianist Lafayette Gilchrist's first trio recording. Typically playing in larger configurations, Gilchrist is the leader of a seven-piece funk band, the New Volcanoes, and primary pianist for tenor saxophonist David Murray's numerous ensembles for the past few years. This stripped-down session is his most revealing record.

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Brian Swartz Trio: Three

Read "Three" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Trumpeter Brian Swartz came up with an interesting concept for this album. Going back to 1979, he cites a series of four albums by Chet Baker made for the Steeplechase label (The Touch of Your Lips, Daybreak, This Is Always, Someday My Prince Will Come) with with a trio that eliminated both the drummer and the ...