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Kahil El'Zabar's Infinity Orchestra: Transmigration

Read "Transmigration" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Didattico. Ecco l'aggettivo giusto per definire il presente lavoro griffato Delmark e interpretato dalla fantomatica Infinity Orchestra, formazione piuttosto cospicua - quasi una quarantina di elementi - guidata dal percussionista Kahil El’Zabar (recente protagonista del DVD Live at the Ascension Loft con l'Ethnic Heritage Ensemble). A chi si stia domandando il motivo di una definizione alquanto insolita, ma anche ...

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Kahil El'Zabar's Infinity Orchestra: Transmigration

Read "Transmigration" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Kahil El'Zabar is a man of many inventions. His music has a pure passion that transcends the mundane. He lifts compositions with imagination into realms that are at once startling and captivating. He manifests those traits on this splendid recording where his compositions are zapped into a three-dimensional impact by Ernest Dawkins (alto saxophone and percussion), ...

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Kahil El: Transmigration

Read "Transmigration" reviewed by John Barron

Over the years, master percussionist, composer and bandleader Kahil El'Zabar has become something of an adopted son to the Aquitaine region of France. For two months each year El'Zabar teaches, conducts workshops and leads concerts throughout the region. In the spring of 2005, the Chicago resident traveled to Bordeaux, the capital of Aquitaine, to record his ...

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Kahil El'Zabar's Infinity Orchestra: Transmigration

Read "Transmigration" reviewed by Nic Jones

To date, drummer/bandleader Kahil El'Zabar has had his music and ensembles extensively documented. That endeavor culminates in this title and it's nothing short of revelatory in as much as it's nothing less than notification of his art moving to another level.

This impression is underscored by the fact that Transmigration marks a fundamental break with the ...