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Kevin Hays: New Day

Read "New Day" reviewed by Luca Muchetti

Jazz ma ancora più soul e funk segnano il ritorno in studio di Kevin Hays, il quarantasettenne pianista newyorkese che per la Sunnyside licenzia questo piacevole New Day, album da gustare tutto d'un fiato lungo le 12 tracce che, insieme a tanti brani originali, includono anche un paio di cover eccellenti.

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Harold Lopez Nussa: New Day

Read "New Day" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo

Cuba è sempre stata una feconda fucina di talenti jazz, con pianisti del calibro di Gonzalo Rubalcaba e Chucho Valdes. Sulle orme di questi maestri tenta di muoversi il trentenne Harold Lopez-Nussa, già collaboratore di David Sanchez. Le prime due tracce del CD ne riassumono le enormi potenzialità artistiche, talora distratte da sonorità elettriche di più ...

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Harold Lopez-Nussa: New Day

Read "New Day" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Havana-native pianist/composer Harold López-Nussa is not an unknown entity. He has released five recordings previous to the present New Day and all before 30 years of age. His is a an assertive Latin Jazz infused with the essence of Western Europe. His training includes the Manuel Saumell and Amadeo Roldán Conservatories, graduating with a specialty in ...

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Harold Lopez-Nussa: New Day

Read "New Day" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Following in the footsteps and tradition of Chucho Valdés, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Roberto Fonseca, Harold López-Nussa is at the forefront of a new generation of Cuban jazz pianists, one that includes Rolando Luna and Marialy Pacheco--fellow winners of the Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Piano Competition. López-Nussa's win in 2005 launched an international career that has since ...

Fred Randolph: New Day

Read "New Day" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Born and reared in Hawaii, bassist Fred Randolph developed a passion for jazz at an early age. After migrating to California, he diligently pursued higher education to achieve his music-oriented aspirations. Following performing on film soundtracks, and leading numerous bands, Randolph spent two seasons as a member of the Diablo Symphony Orchestra. A current resident of ...