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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tord Gustavsen Quartet: The Well

Read "The Well" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Pur restando coerente con un'estetica che l'ha portato a diventare uno degli gli artisti di punta dell'ECM, il pianista norvegese ha da qualche anno accantonato il trio per varare un quartetto, con l'ingresso del sassofonista Tore Brunborg. L'occasione è stata la malattia del bassista Harald Johnsen (scomparso lo scorso anno a soli 41 anni) ma, come talvolta accade, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Charlie Musselwhite Returns to "The Well" on August 24

Charlie Musselwhite will release his new CD, The Well (Alligator Records) on August 24.

A groundbreaking recording artist since the 1960s, Musselwhite continues to create trailblazing music while remaining firmly rooted in the blues. His worldly-wise vocals, rich, melodic harmonica playing and deep country blues guitar work flawlessly accompany his often autobiographical and always memorable original ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brad Shepik: The Well

Read "The Well" reviewed by David Adler

Taking a cue from his work with the Paradox Trio, guitarist Brad Shepik continues to delve into Balkan and Middle Eastern sounds on this follow-up to 1997's The Loan (also on Songlines). Aiding Shepik are Peter Epstein on alto and soprano saxophones, Skuli Sverrisson on electric bass, Michael Sarin on drums and percussion, and fellow Paradoxer ...