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Michael Musillami Trio + 3: From Seeds

Read "From Seeds" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Ci sono musicisti che vivono lontani dalle luci della ribalta, che operano all'interno di un territorio limitato, latitano dai grandi eventi e dai festival più rinomati, non fanno tendenza, ma sono riconosciuti come veri maestri dai propri colleghi e producono della gran musica. E' il caso del chitarrista e compositore californiano Michael Musillami che con questo From Seeds aggiunge ...

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Michael Musillami Trio + 3: From Seeds

Read "From Seeds" reviewed by Lyn Horton

Following guitarist's Michael Musillami's The Treatment (Playscape, 2007), in which his trio featuring bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller worked with violinist Mark Feldman, From Seeds weds his trio with trumpeter Ralph Alessi, alto saxophonist Marty Ehrlich and vibraphonist, Matt Moran.

The definition between Musillami's core trio and the other trifecta is ...

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Michael Musillami Trio +3: From Seeds

Read "From Seeds" reviewed by Nic Jones

If there are inherent risks in tinkering with the tried and trusted then this release is a refutation of the idea. Guitarist Michael Musillami's trio, with bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller, is some seven years old and thus a thing of great musical closeness, but in this case a doubling in the size of ...

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Michael Musillami Trio + 3: From Seeds

Read "From Seeds" reviewed by Troy Collins

2009 marks the ten year anniversary of guitarist Michael Musillami's Playscape Recordings. Since then Musillami has issued well over a dozen recordings as a leader supported by a variety of line-ups, with the long running trio of bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller being his most versatile group.

Magnanimous collaborators, the trio has ...

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Michael Musillami Trio + 3: From Seeds

Read "From Seeds" reviewed by Robert Iannapollo

Connecticut-based Michael Musillami is a guitarist firmly rooted in the modern post-Coltrane jazz tradition but not above applying a rock-ish tone and aggression at times to good effect, as heard on the title track to From Seeds. His early work with the late saxophonist Thomas Chapin is worth seeking out but he really came into his ...