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I 10 Cd nel CD-Player di... Adam Rudolph

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01. Alice Coltrane -Journey in Satchidinanda (Impulse! -1971).
Uno dei primi LP comprati e ancora uno dei miei preferiti.

02. Yusef Lateefand Adam Rudolph -Live in Seattle (Yal -2014).
Benché siano passati diversi anni da questa registrazione con Yusef, vi sento ancora cose nuove.

03. Toru Takemitsu ...

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Live From Old York: Mark Lockheart, King Courgette, La Mer Trio & YO1 Festival

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Mark Lockheart's Ellington In Anticipation
The National Centre For Early Music
April 25, 2014

The music of Duke Ellington might represent an oft-traversed path across the jazz firmament, but the English saxophonist and composer Mark Lockheart can justify such persistent attentions. During the last decade, this tenor man has ...

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Live From Old York: Gavin Bryars, Craig Vear, Matt Quinn & The Chimera Ensemble

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Gavin Bryars/Craig Vear
York Unitarian Chapel
March 1, 2014

This gig opened up the 2014 season of Late Music concerts, a series that's dedicated to newer developments in modern composition, at least when viewed in the context of centuries-old classical tradition. This two-part evening combined the works of Gavin ...

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Davey Payne: Ready To Play

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Davey Payne is known best for the time when he was saxophonist with British group, The Blockheads. His solo on the 1978 number 1 hit, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick" was the first time a double sax solo had appeared on a hit record.

Before he joined forces with Dury, who fronted The ...

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Francois Couturier: Tarkovsky Quartet

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Rarely has any other person had such an immense influence on world culture as the late Russian film director Andrey Tarkovsky. His meditations on spirituality and the human soul have brought many a step closer in their journey towards the light. As any luminary whose work and thoughts have inspired countless others, Tarkovsky--besides being a composer ...

Wadada Leo Smith: Spirit Catcher

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Wadada Leo Smith
Spirit Catcher
Nessa Records
2009



Certainly, composition in jazz has gone well beyond head arrangements that bracket solos and group playing--sometimes approaching areas that sound so open as to seem free-form. Multi-instrumentalist, trumpeter and composer Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith is one of a number of ...

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Frank Glover: Going A Different Way

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Intelligent and outspoken, Frank Glover began playing clarinet when he was eleven years old. On entering college, he trained for nearly two years at Indiana University before striking out on his own; upon the independent release of Politico in 2004, he was signed by Owl Studios and the album was re-released under that label in 2009. ...