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Nate Radley: The Big Eyes

Read "The Big Eyes" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

"Quand'ero giovane ero ossessionato dalla musica di Jimi Hendrix ed Eric Clapton" dice il chitarrista statunitense, una delle figure emergenti nella scena di New York. In questo debutto da leader, a capo un quintetto dal brioso respiro ritmico, non troviamo però incursioni nel rock ma una solida adesione a modelli jazzistici. Nate Radley evidenzia infatti uno stile influenzato dal primo Pat Metheny ...

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Nate Radley: The Big Eyes

Read "The Big Eyes" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Jazz musicians often emphasize the importance of having big ears when finding a place in the music, but big eyes are equally important. Tunnel vision and a general lack of ability to see the big picture have plagued many a musician, but guitarist Nate Radley needs no corrective musical lenses. Radley's panoramic outlook and long range ...

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Nate Radley: The Big Eyes

Read "The Big Eyes" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Guitarist Nate Radley has turned in some great sideman performances. On alto saxophonist Loren Stillman's Winter Fruits (Pirouet, 2009), he teamed with organist Gary Versace and drummer Ted Poor for one of that year's more unusual--and unusually fine--recordings; and in 2010, he joined another intrepid saxophonist, Marc Mommaas, on the modernistic Landmarc, a string-heavy set with ...