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Musician

Tonino Miano

Terms like "dense lyricism" and "emotional impact" are used to describe the playing of Tonino Miano. While his analytical mind (he holds a degree in physics from the City College of New York) parses logical progressions for his improvisations, his artist's soul compelled one reviewer to call his work, "Very beautiful and very, very sophisticated." He has performed in venues such as Abrons Art Center, NYU, Knitting Factory, WKCR, 13in13 Jazz Festival, Roulette, Binnenpret, Apollohuis, Stork Music Festival and his list of collaborations include Brian Groder, Mirio Cosottini, Andrea Melani, Dinu Ghezzo, Edoardo Marraffa, Frantz Loriot, Jaap Blonk, Marco Cappelli, Lorenzo Brusci, Alessio Pisani, Jim Pugliese, Francesco Cusa and Riccardo Grosso

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Musician

Érick d'Orion

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Interdisciplinary audio artist, composer for the performing arts and cinema, musician/improviser and audio curator residing in Montreal since 2015, previously in Quebec City since 1993. As curator, he has organized more than a dozen events focusing on audio art and advanced sound creation. He was co-curator of the artist-run center Avatar from October 2008 to June 2010. He is also curator for the sound installations component of the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville since 2010. Concentrating much of his audio research on digital maximalism, d'Orion performs a work that closely resembles noise, musique concrète, free jazz and electroacoustic. In parallel or jointly, he develops installations projects where audio and new technologies are assembled to create works in continuous movements, becoming sources as well as audio broadcasters

Album

Abstraction & Improvisation

Label: FiveFour
Released: 2007
Track listing: Untitled Blues; Blue Boy; Atonement; Coolin

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Article: Album Review

Lennie Tristano: Abstraction & Improvisation

Read "Abstraction & Improvisation" reviewed by Nic Jones


Pianist, composer and educator Lennie Tristano's place in the history of the music seems anomalous from the vantage point of the twenty-first century. His music was arguably as iconoclastic as that of Charlie Parker's and Dizzy Gillespie's and equally of its time, but in contrast with that it can come across as colorless and one-dimensional. His ...


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