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John Hollenbeck: Eternal Interlude

Read "Eternal Interlude" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Sono passati i tempi nei quali il batterista era considerato una sorta di parente povero all'interno della grande famiglia musicale. Le barzellette su Ringo ormai fanno ridere solo Paul e quando ci troviamo al cospetto di un musicista a tutto tondo come John Hollenbeck non possiamo lasciarci condizionare dal fatto che il suo strumento elettivo sia per l'appunto la batteria. Hollenbeck è un ...

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John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble: Eternal Interlude

Read "Eternal Interlude" reviewed by Troy Collins

In addition to leading the unclassifiable Claudia Quintet and performing numerous sideman duties, composer and percussionist John Hollenbeck is renowned for his inimitable multi-layered writing. Hollenbeck studied under composer Bob Brookmeyer before charting a unique path in creative improvised music, incorporating elements of minimalism, post-rock and indigenous folk music into his eclectic compositions. As leader of ...

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John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble: Eternal Interlude

Read "Eternal Interlude" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Like fragments of crystal, John Hollenbeck's large ensemble casts angular lines, unusual shapes and refracts music (rather than light) differently than typical jazz big bands. The prolific drummer/composer's progressive slant has been at the core of The Claudia Quintet's For (Cuneiform, 2007) and Semi-Formal (Cuneiform, 2006); music marked by enigmatic ideas of swing, modern chamber music ...