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ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Jazzy Christmas - Creole Christmas

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I canti natalizi si sono trasformati nel tempo da inni prettamente religiosi, derivati da laudi o ninne-nanne in onore a Gesù bambino, a pop song strutturate sul modello Tin Pan Alley, che celebrano il Natale in un'ottica secolarizzata, mantenendo i valori di amore e fratellanza.

La relazione tra jazz e canti di ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ajoyo: Ajoyo

Read "Ajoyo" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Multi-reed player Yacine Boulares has picked up, and left behind, musical footprints literally all around the world. He was born in North Africa (Tunisia) but grew up in Paris, where he studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and jazz performance at the National Conservatory and New School for Jazz. As a Fulbright scholar, Boulares continued his musical ...

Music’s Where You Find It

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Ajoyo
Ajoyo
Ropeadope
2014

Multi-reed player Yacine Boulares has picked up, and left behind, musical footprints literally all around the world. He was born in North Africa (Tunisia) but grew up in Paris, where he studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and jazz performance at the National Conservatory and New School ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Etienne Charles at The Little Carib Theatre, Port of Spain, Trinidad

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Etienne Charles
Little Carib Theatre
Creole Soul
Port of Spain, Trinidad
November 30, 2013

Fresh from an exciting TEDx Port of Spain talk in the morning, the always dapper Etienne Charles and his band delivered a superb set of jazz at the gala opening of his Creole Soul tour stop ...

ARTICLE: LIVE FROM NEW YORK

Ensemble musikFabrik, Etienne Charles, Pulverize The Sound & Ahmed Abdullah's Diaspora

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Ensemble musikFabrik
Avery Fisher Hall
July 20, 2013

Karlheinz Stockhausen and Sun Ra must surely vie for the stellar position of most cosmically attuned composer within the bounds of the omniverse. Stockhausen's Licht is arguably his major work, at least in terms of sheer scale. It's a seven-day-long operatic ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Etienne Charles: Trumpet's First Chantwell

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Trinidadian-born trumpeter Etienne Charles has made it a point to share the culture of his native homeland with the world through music, whether it is writing songs on cuatro or steel pan, incorporating Kweyol chants on the opening track to his latest album Creole Soul (Culture Shock, 2013), or playing with an undeniable Caribbean bounce that ...

Ode to Jef Lee Johnson: The Promise of Lovolution

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“When the music's happening, life is happening.... Why must we only join hands after the storm?... How true are you? Nothing else even matters." --Jef Lee Johnson

Jef Lee Johnson, prolific, virtuosic, humble, was in some ways not made for this world. “I'm over the world," he sang. He was certainly made for music though.

NEWS: RECORDING

The Art Of Dreaming, By Saxophonist Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Set For September 25 North America Release

The Art Of Dreaming, By Saxophonist Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Set For September 25 North America Release

Saxophonist Jacques Schwarz-Bart’s most recent CD, “The Art of Dreaming", released in Europe earlier this year, is set to debut in the United States and Canada by Naïve/Naxos on September 25, 2012. The project is called “The Art of Dreaming" because of the state of heightened awareness shared when musicians play together, which can be described ...

Behind the Lens With Yves Dorison

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Meet Yves Dorison:
I'm a independent photographer since several years only and I kept my job in a French school as School Counsellor. Most of my work consists of jazz photography. For the past few years I have worked with musicians for their press relations. I made a book with the French author Alain ...

Taken with Terrasson

Read "Taken with Terrasson" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

While reading reviews about the 2010 Winter Jazzfest in New York City, I experienced a sensory overload, despite the fact that I hadn't even been in attendance. The list of musicians that performed at the event seemed too good to be true, as did many of the reviews, so I vowed to check it out for ...