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Geri Allen: Flying Toward the Sound

Read "Flying Toward the Sound" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Un impegno ambizioso sul piano espressivo, che solo una autentica fuoriclasse come la Allen poteva affrontare. Seguendo le tracce di alcuni suoi modelli pianistici (Taylor, Hancock), la lunga suite contenuta in questo disco assume la forma di un vero ritratto - musicale e non - che rivela la composita personalitĂ  di un'artista colta ed impegnata sul piano civile. Otto ...

Geri Allen: Flying Toward The Sound

Read "Flying Toward The Sound" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

One of modern jazz's foremost pianists, Geri Allen exhibits a musical profundity that is coupled by lyricism and soul. Whether leading a trio of esteemed peers--Charlie Haden and Paul Motian--at that landmark venue, Live at the Village Vanguard (DIW, 2000), or giving homage to the obscure jazz matriarch, pianist Mary Lou Williams, with Zodiac Suite: Revisited ...