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John Surman: Saltash Bells

Read "Saltash Bells" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Proprio quarant'anni fa John Surman pubblicava per la Help (sottoetichetta della Island Records dedicata ai progetti musicali più sperimentali) il suo primo disco registrato completamente in solitudine, Westering Home. Cinque album analoghi gli avrebbero fatto seguito, tra il 1979 e il 1994, per la ECM, da Upon Reflection che marcò il suo esordio da titolare per ...

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John Surman: Saltash Bells

Read "Saltash Bells" reviewed by John Kelman

There's no denying the “the sound of surprise" of group recordings; working solo, however, provides its own possibilities, despite meaning different things to different people. Pianist Keith Jarrett views it as a means for pulling form from the ether: one man, one piano, in real time. Multi-instrumentalist Stephan Micus, on the other hand, considers it a ...