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ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Geno Thackara's Best Releases of 2018

Read "Geno Thackara's Best Releases of 2018" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Despite (or in defiant response to) the difficulties of the streaming age, 2018 has seen another musical bumper crop--especially for those of us who particularly love the sound of the piano. There were enough top-notch offerings to make a list at least twice as long, but these have been the most frequent and satisfying staples in ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Konstantinos Papachristou: The Darkness Of A Fairy Tale

Read "The Darkness Of A Fairy Tale" reviewed by Gareth Thompson

This is far from the first jazz album to send some wandering soul on a voyage. Among others, Chris Potter's record The Sirens (ECM, 2013) was inspired by Homer's epic saga The Odyssey. Now comes Greek artist Konstantinos Papachristou with a very modern quest, wherein a man seeks the meaning of life amid our material distractions. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Saxophonist / Composer Konstantinos Papachristou Releases New Contemporary Jazz Album "The Darkness Of A Fairy Tale"

Saxophonist / Composer Konstantinos Papachristou Releases New Contemporary Jazz Album "The Darkness Of A Fairy Tale"

The Darkness of a Fairy Tale is the debut album from Greek composer and saxophonist Konstantinos Papachristou, and describes the journey of a man who receives the “wake-up call" and begins his own inner search for the meaning of life. Konstantinos composed a thematic album of modern jazz music that gains a dark programmatic mood, which ...

NEWS: CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

Greek saxophonist and composer Konstantinos Papachristou Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Contemporary Jazz Album

Greek saxophonist and composer Konstantinos Papachristou Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Contemporary Jazz Album

Greek saxophonist and composer Konstantinos Papachristou has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help fund his first contemporary jazz album The Darkness of a Fairy Tale. Papachristou, from Athens, has had several recordings of his performances featured both on CD and Greek television. His latest album is firmly rooted in the ECM style. View his promotional video ...