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Liberty Ellman: Radiate

Read "Radiate" reviewed by Stefano Merighi

Ascoltando Radiate si coglie immediatamente la comunanza linguistica che stringe quel manipolo di musicisti abituati ad incidere per la PI, forse la migliore etichetta odierna di jazz contemporaneo.

Si percepiscono i medesimi studi giovanili, i medesimi sviluppi creativi, quella telepatia esecutiva che rende interessante una performance jazzistica. Anche quando la prima impressione è ...

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Liberty Ellman: Radiate

Read "Radiate" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Guitarist Liberty Ellman works at the crossroads of intellectual inquisitiveness and rabid expressionism. That's been evident both in his own small but impressive discography and in his musical travels with Henry Threadgill's Zooid over the past fifteen years.

On Radiate--Ellman's first album in nine years, third on the Pi Recordings imprint--those two roads ...

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Liberty Ellman: Radiate

Read "Radiate" reviewed by Troy Collins

Radiate is guitarist Liberty Ellman's fourth album under his own name since 1997 and his third for Pi Recordings, following 2006's Ophiuchus Butterfly. Ellman's output as a bandleader over the years has been secondary to his role as an in-demand sideman however, working with such luminaries as Vijay Iyer, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Myra Melford, and Jason Robinson--hence ...