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Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: Intents and Purposes

Read "Intents and Purposes" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Rileggere alcuni dei classici del jazz-rock elettrico anni '70 secondo una prospettiva acustica potrebbe sembrare una scommessa decisamente azzardata per molti. Non per il chitarrista di origine pakistana Rez Abbasi, che alla guida di un quartetto acustico completato dal vibrafono di Bill Ware e dalla sezione ritmica formata dal contrabbassista Stephan Crump e dal batterista Eric ...

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Bill Dixon Orchestra: Intents And Purposes

Read "Intents And Purposes" reviewed by John Sharpe

At last Bill Dixon's almost mythical Intents And Purposes sees the light of day once again. The only sadness is that the trumpeter died in June 2010 before his monumental early masterpiece could resurface. Painstakingly transferred from the two-track masters, the disc is lovingly presented as a facsimile of the original LP with the album cover ...

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The Bill Dixon Orchestra: Intents And Purposes

Read "Intents And Purposes" reviewed by Troy Collins

Intents And Purposes has long been revered as Bill Dixon's singular masterpiece. Out of print for years, the late trumpet innovator's magnum opus has been lovingly remastered and reissued on CD, by International Phonograph Inc., in a deluxe mini-LP styled package that replicates the original 1967 issue, providing an important opportunity to reevaluate this seminal work. ...