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Christy Doran's New Bag: Mesmerized

Read "Mesmerized" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Celebrated Swiss guitarist Christy Doran assets pertain to his indefatigable creative sparks, evidenced by his work in jazz-rock, avant-garde jazz improvisation or when tackling world music. And from a fundamental shedding perspective, he could hold his own with most if not all of the present guitar heroes.

New Bag was created in 1997, but ...

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Christy Doran's New Bag: Mesmerized

Read "Mesmerized" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

I New Bag di Christy Doran giungono al loro ottavo album, continuando a percorrere con convinzione la strada tracciata nel lontano 1999 con l'album Confusing the Spirits. Quello che sembrava un progetto arrivato un po' in ritardo, in una corrente come quella del jazz-rock ormai in crisi di identità, è diventato invece uno dei progetti più interessanti dell'intero panorama discografico. ...

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Christy Doran: Mesmerized

Read "Mesmerized" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Guitarist Christy Doran's New Bag has negotiated its share of rough waters during its sixteen-year journey. While the ship was severely rocked by the death of drummer Fabian Kuratli in 2008 and the departure of vocalist Bruno Amstad after 12 years in 2011, Doran has soldiered on. His compositions ultimately define New Bag's personality, rather than ...