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Lanfranco Malaguti: Why Not?

Read "Why Not?" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Ciclicamente la ricerca di Lanfranco Malaguti si confronta con gli standard, usandoli come un materiale da plasmare e riplasmare, ridisegnandone in profondità i connotati armonici, melodici e ritmici. In questo senso i primi lavori risalgono alla fine degli anni ottanta con Sound Investigations (Splasc(H) 1988) e Synthetismos (Splasc(H) 1989) a cui seguirà nel 1990 Something, dedicato ...

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Marion Brown: Why Not?

Read "Why Not?" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Per una singolare fatalità, di quelle che squarciano il velo dei pensieri, mi è capitato di leggere la notizia della scomparsa di Marion Brown mentre mi accingevo a scrivere della prima ristampa ufficiale di Why Not?, il secondo dei due Esp a nome del sassofonista di Atlanta. Lui, che in punta di piedi ha attraversato la storia del jazz, in ...

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Marion Brown: Why Not?

Read "Why Not?" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Alto saxophonist Marion Brown came off playing with John Coltrane on Ascension (Impulse!, 1965) when he recorded two albums for ESP Disk. On the first, his eponymous 1966 release, the music was fiery and free-wheeling, underscoring Brown's presence as a potent improviser.

His second, Why Not?, saw him take a more altruistic approach. He moved away ...

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Marion Brown: Why Not?

Read "Why Not?" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Marion Brown is often referred to as America's greatest unknown musician and this he very well is. His output has been small, but his wonderful alto horn can be heard on some of the finest records made--notably on Archie Shepp's Fire Music (Impulse, 1965) and with John Coltrane on Ascension (Impulse, 1965). And then there have ...