All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Tribute to Bird & Monk

Content by tag "Tribute to Bird & Monk"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Heiner Stadler: Tribute to Bird & Monk

Read "Tribute to Bird & Monk" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Quasi ottanta minuti nei quali un sestetto di musicisti da brivido rende omaggio a due geni della musica del novecento. La solita operazione celebrativa così frequente in ambito jazzistico? Niente affatto se a concepire l'idea, realizzarla e curarne gli arrangiamenti è quel talentaccio misconosciuto che risponde al nome di Heiner Stadler. Su queste pagine avevamo già recensito Brains on Fire, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Heiner Stadler: Tribute to Bird & Monk

Read "Tribute to Bird & Monk" reviewed by Nic Jones

Tribute to Bird & Monk is a scintillating blast recorded in 1978, when the battle lines between innovation and the tradition were clearly drawn. In tackling compositions by Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker, and casting them in a fresh light, arranger Heiner Stadler obviously wasn't shy about playing the provocative agent. Initially it sounds as if ...

Heiner Stadler: Tribute to Bird & Monk

Read "Tribute to Bird & Monk" reviewed by Troy Collins

Originally released in 1978 as a double LP by Tomato Records, Tribute to Bird & Monk is as revelatory now as when it was awarded a five star review in Downbeat over three decades ago. This unique tribute transcends convention, featuring a stellar cast of musicians performing under-sung German composer Heiner Stadler's polyphonic orchestrations of be-bop ...