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Jane Ira Bloom: Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson

Read "Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

La sopranista Jane Ira Bloom, da sempre autrice di una musica sofisticata e in ideale dialogo con altre arti, duetta qui con l'universo poetico di Emily Dickinson in due CD con un analogo programma di brani (sebbene eseguiti in ordine diverso tra loro), il primo solo strumentale, il secondo con la presenza della voce recitante di ...

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson

Read "Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Soprano saxophonist/composer Jane Ira Bloom follows up her trio album Early Americans (Outline Records, 2016) with a concept album for quartet. In fact several of these tunes appeared in more open trio versions on the earlier album: “Dangerous Times," “Singing The Triangle," “Other Eyes," “Mind Gray River," “Cornets Of Paradise," and “Big Bill"--so she has evidently ...

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson

Read "Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson" reviewed by Troy Dostert

When you think about it, it's not that hard to see the affinity between soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom and Emily Dickinson. Despite their fame coming from two different artistic worlds (although not completely different, as it turns out, as Dickinson was apparently a talented pianist), they do have a good deal in common. Bloom is ...

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson

Read "Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Jane Ira Bloom, winner of the 65th Annual Downbeat Critics Poll Winners (2017) award in the soprano saxophone category, took as her inspiration for this recording, the writings of nineteenth century America poet Emily Dickinson. Such was her admiration for the poet that she composed the music for this double CD as a lyrical paean, made ...