All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: In Loving Memory of America

Content by tag "In Loving Memory of America"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Gilad Atzmon: In Loving Memory of America

Read "In Loving Memory of America" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Ci si può sempre aspettare di tutto da un personaggio eclettico, impegnato politicamente e fuori le righe com'è Gilad Atzmon (clicca qui per leggere una sua intervista). Che infatti seguita a sorprendere, presentando ora splendidi dischi di etno-jazz impregnati di politica come Exile e MusiK, divertissement critici come Artie Fishel and the Promised Band, e ora questo "omaggio" carico di ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Gilad Atzmon: In Loving Memory of America

Read "In Loving Memory of America" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

This is an outstanding album. Reed man Gilad Atzmon has taken five standards, re-interpreting the versions recorded with strings by Charlie Parker, added six of his own compositions, and created an original, supremely enjoyable and affecting piece of work.

The album's title refers to an imagined land--the country that Atzmon envisaged when, as a 17 year-old ...