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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Roberto Gatto: vivere sbagliando è una gran perdita di tempo

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Tra una lezione e l'altra, abbiamo incontrato Roberto Gatto nel suo studio presso il Conservatorio di Latina, dove è titolare della cattedra di batteria e percussioni jazz. Ripercorrendo la carriera di uno tra i più illustri batteristi del panorama jazz italiano e internazionale, ne è scaturita una lunga e piacevole chiacchierata fra aneddoti, ricordi e progetti ...

Peter Bernstein: Let Loose

Read "Let Loose" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

When it comes to guitarists of his generation, Peter Bernstein stands head and shoulders above the crowd. His tone and melodic approach are so recognizable as to be detected in a just a few bars. Since 1989, he has been the go-to guitarist in New York City and has literally graced hundreds of recordings. Bernstein has ...

Albert Vila: The Unquiet Sky

Read "The Unquiet Sky" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Belgium-based Spanish jazz guitarist Albert Vila delivers his fourth album as leader with The Unquiet Sky, offering a tad more music than a standard album with a presentation of fourteen original compositions of modern-styled jazz that's quite appealing. There's little question whose recording this is as the leader's electric guitar voice becomes the center-piece of the ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Introducing Nir Felder

Read "Introducing Nir Felder" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

La recente uscita di Golden Age, debutto da leader di Nir Felder (Okeh 2014), conferma i positivi riconoscimenti che il chitarrista ottiene sulla scena musicale di New York. A partire da maestri come Greg Osby, Terri Lyne Carrington o Jack DeJohnette, molti jazzmen l'hanno coinvolto nei loro organici, facendolo conoscere oltre la cerchia del suo pubblico ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Fareed Haque: Out of Nowhere

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Fareed Haque is quite clear about the impact of guitarist Pat Martino on his own playing: “He is my inspiration in jazz guitar. And if I have a mission, it's to blend the John McLaughlin world with the Pat Martino world. Every guitarist, every musician, is a synthesis of the history. So if you want to ...

ARTICLE: FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Vámanos – Let’s Go!

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As jazz continues to indelibly leave imprints on music all over the globe, this column explores everything from classic 1960s and '70 singles from Peru to contemporary updates of traditional blues from Turkey and Greece. Vámanos--let's go!

Ҫiğdem Aslan
Mortissa
Asphalt Tango
2013

Ҫiğdem Aslan was born in the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Marc Copland and Tim Hagans with Doug Weiss and Bill Stewart at Chris' Jazz Cafe - 2/26/11

Marc Copland and Tim Hagans with Doug Weiss and Bill Stewart at Chris' Jazz Cafe - 2/26/11

Marc Copland & Tim Hagans with Doug Weiss & Bill Stewart Live at Chris' Jazz Cafe
1421 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-568-3131 Saturday February 26th, 2011 8PM Show ~ $22, 10PM Show ~ $20 The Quartet of Marc Copland & Tim Hagans accompanied by longtime Copland partners Bill Stewart and Doug Weiss—An incredible quartet ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

New Morning Paris Concert

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Al Foster
New Morning Paris Concert
Inakustik
2009



Al Foster played with Miles Davis for several years in the '70s, appearing on Get Up With It, On The Corner, Big Fun, Dark Magus, Agharta, and reuniting with him in the '80s for The Man With The Horn, We ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Kevin Hays Trio: For Heaven's Sake

Read "For Heaven's Sake" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Al suo primo disco per la nuova etichetta palermitana Jazz Eyes, la cui comparsa sulla scena salutiamo con favore, il trentottenne pianista statunitense Kevin Hays, già collaboratore di Sonny Rollins e John Scofield, presenta un classico lavoro per trio piano-contrabbasso-batteria, tutto incentrato su rielaborazioni di standard. L'inevitabile confronto con lo Standard Trio di Keith Jarrett è in questo caso ...