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"Somebody once asked me to find two words that describe the music I make, and the words I picked were ‘spontaneous’ and ‘cinematic,’” says Aaron Parks. Having clarified the essence of his art, the pianist kept those two words closely in mind while conceiving and recording Invisible Cinema, his extraordinary debut for the Blue Note label. In its virtuosity and harmonic complexity, Invisible Cinema speaks to Parks’s immersion in jazz on the highest level, even as it references a wider world of contemporary music-making. “The title has a lot of different meanings,” notes the 24- year-old Seattle native, who is currently based in Brooklyn. “For one thing, Invisible Cinema is what music is, in a sense
by Alan Bryson
It's a good bet that most of us have heard people say they don't like jazz, or even worse, drop the H-bomb: I hate jazz." If you choose to engage them, the key is to tread lightly and tailor an approach that considers their tastes and sensibilities. This So You Don't Like Jazz column explores ways ...
by Friedrich Kunzmann
The quintet which pianist Nikol Bóková rounded up for her third album as a leader can be regarded as a showpiece of the young and dynamic talents stirring up the Czech jazz scene. Featuring the crafty skills of contemporary guitarist David Doruzka, French-horn player Radek Baborak's exceptional lyricism, and a versatile rhythm section made up of ...
by Mike Jurkovic
It's genuinely odd and oddly gratifying that a young native Indonesian whom, after traveling to LA to study with Tamir Hendelman, mentor in New York with Christian Sands, and who now calls the land down under home, can remind one of America's lost, defiant lilt and how badly we need to get it back.
by Serena Antinucci
Il primo disco della batterista e compositrice Francesca Remigi, Il labirinto dei topi, realizzato insieme al gruppo Archipélagos è un progetto complesso e importante, in cui si osserva la società e si esprimono le sue profonde contraddizioni. La batterista di Bergamo ci fa ascoltare il deterioramento delle logiche capitalistiche, lo sfaldamento del sistema sociale e culturale ...
by Leo Sidran
Drummer Eric Harland tells his incredible story of growing up in jny: Houston and how he came to weigh 400lbs by the time he was 16 (he eventually lost the weight in college), attending the Manhattan School of Music, becoming an ordained minister, living with singer Betty Carter during the last year of her life, learning ...
by Len Davis
Music from Aaron Parks, Dusan Jevtovic, Billy Childs and more. Playlist Aaron Parks Attention Earthlings" from Little Big 2-Dreams of a Mechanical Man (Ropeadope) 00:00 Rymden Terminal One" from Space Sailors (Jazzlandl) 06:21 Dusan Jevtovic Si Pooro" from Now You See Me (Self Produced) 12:41 Bosque Escape From Urumchi" from escape From Urumchi (Metropolisl) ...
Label: Contagious Music
Track listing: CD 1: Smoking Gun; Tarifa; Ran; Contagious; Radio-Active Earworm; Faith Leap; Lesson One. CD 2: Loosy Goosy; Planting Flowers; JFK International; You Are Me Blues; The Beginning Of An Endless Happy Monday; Blakonian Groove.