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Starlicker: Double Demon

Read "Double Demon" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Come un novello Re Mida, con la cornetta al posto dello scettro, Rob Mazurek da qualche anno trasforma in oro tutto quel che tocca. È successo all'Exploding Star Orchestra, in ogni sua forma e incarnazione, al quintetto Sound Is, al Chicago e al São Paulo Underground, miscelati o presi singolarmente; non poteva non succedere al trio Starlicker, che ...

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Rob Mazurek's Starlicker: Double Demon

Read "Double Demon" reviewed by Nic Jones

Starlicker is a trio which crosses the genres with ease and a healthy disregard for categorization. Cornetist Rob Mazurek is one of those musicians more preoccupied with the future of improvised music than with its glorious past. Much the same can be said for vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, who once again proves himself to be one of ...

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Rob Mazurek's Starlicker: Double Demon

Read "Double Demon" reviewed by Mark Corroto

It may seem like an anomaly to suggest that a jazz ensemble has to strip down to power up, but Starlicker does just that. Cornetist Rob Mazurek disassembled his Exploding Star Orchestra (which regularly has more than a dozen players) and Quintet into just a trio, with remaining players, vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz and drummer John Herndon. ...

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Starlicker: Double Demon

Read "Double Demon" reviewed by Troy Collins

Since the turn of the Millennium, cornetist Rob Mazurek has been one of the most intrepid explorers in the field of electro-acoustic jazz improvisation. From the seminal efforts of his flagship collective, the Chicago Underground (Duo to Orchestra), to recent endeavors like Exploding Star Orchestra, Mandarin Movie and his own self-titled Quintet, all of Mazurek's projects ...