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Marshall Gilkes: Sound Stories

Read "Sound Stories" reviewed by Dave Wayne

One thing evident from the outset of Marshall Gilkes' Sound Stories: this is a band that impresses with the sheer force of its Herculean chops and unbridled, ceaseless energy. Juilliard-educated and currently residing in Cologne, Germany, Gilkes is one of the most impressive young jazz trombonists to emerge in the last few years. Given the crop ...

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Marshall Gilkes: Sound Stories

Read "Sound Stories" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Difficile trovare un incipit potente, che renda bene l'impressione che si ha all'ascolto di Sound Stories. Il trombonista Marshall Gilkes, già sideman, tra gli altri, di Maria Schneider, Richard Bona e Dave Douglas, ha composto otto ottimi brani e li ha affidati ad un gruppo esperto ed affiatato, che li ha resi con libertà espressiva e rigore formale ...

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Marshall Gilkes: Sound Stories

Read "Sound Stories" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Lyrical strains and muscular machinations are a counterintuitive combination, but trombonist Marshall Gilkes is living proof that they need not be mutually exclusive methods of musical dissemination. Gilkes has made a name for himself through his work with Colombian harp hero Edmar Castaneda, the Maria Schneider Orchestra and many others, but the full scope of his ...