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Samuel Blaser Consort in Motion: A Mirror to Machaut

Read "A Mirror to Machaut" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il giovane trombonista Samuel Blaser (svizzero, a lungo a New York, oggi di stanza a Berlino) ripresenta in forma rinnovata il suo Consort in Motion, con il quale assieme a Paul Motian nel 2011 aveva rielaborato musiche di Monteverdi, Frescobaldi e Biagio Marini. Adesso, con un organico diverso (ovviamente manca purtroppo Motian) e ampliato grazie all'ingresso ...

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Samuel Blaser Consort in Motion: A Mirror to Machaut

Read "A Mirror to Machaut" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Swiss trombonist Samuel Blaser's largely mellower and investigative Consort in Motion differs from his acclaimed quartet's often hard- hitting and somewhat deviously entertaining persona for the hatOLOGY record label, partly due to French guitarist Marc Ducret's electrifying assaults. Thus, A Mirror to Machaut sheds additional light on Blaser's approach to composition, that coincides with a band ...

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Samuel Blaser Consort in Motion: A Mirror to Machaut

Read "A Mirror to Machaut" reviewed by Troy Collins

Over the last few years Swiss trombonist Samuel Blaser has established himself as a significant presence in the international jazz scene. Recent activity features no less than three consecutive releases; A Mirror to Machaut is the latest in a series of engaging albums, following One From None (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2013), the debut of his ...