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Intervista a Roberto Bellatalla

Read "Intervista a Roberto Bellatalla" reviewed by Daniele Vogrig

Se i concetti di fraternità e universalità da sempre caratterizzano il jazz in tutte le sue forme, senza dubbio e a buon diritto Roberto Bellatalla ne può essere considerato uno dei massimi ambasciatori. Amsterdam, Londra, Johannesburg. Quaranta anni di storia (e di storie), poi il ritorno a casa. Ammesso e non concesso che ...

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Michel Delville: Guitar, Improv & Electro

Read "Michel Delville: Guitar, Improv & Electro" reviewed by Jean-Pierre Goffin

Besides teaching at the University of Liège, Michel Delville is widely regarded as one of the most original musicians and composers of the current jazz, rock and jazz-rock scenes. His latest offering, Machine Mass' INTI (2014), recorded with Dave Liebman and Tony Bianco, has just been released by New-York-based label MoonJune Records. Michel Delville: ...

Mercy, Pity, Peace & Love

Label: MoonJune Records
Released: 2013
Track listing: 01. There Is a War Going On; 02. Jalal; 03. No More Quarell with the Devil; 04. Rising Upon Clouds; 05. Purple Haze; 06. The Invitation; 07. Mercy, Pity, Peace and Love; 08. There Is a War Going On (reprise); 09. Tears Before Bedtime; 10. The Human Abstract; 11. No More Quarrel with the Devil (reprise); 12. Mercury; 13. Goodbye My Fellow Soldier.

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DouBt: Mercy, Pity, Peace & Love

Read "Mercy, Pity, Peace & Love" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Questo eccellente trio guidato dal chitarrista belga Michel Delville ci aveva già colpito nel profondo dell'anima con l'album d'esordio Never Pet a Burning Dog, pubblicato da Moonjune Records nel 2009. Con Delville erano a bordo il tastierista inglese Alex Maguire e il batterista newyorchese Tony Bianco. La formazione rimane immutata anche in occasione del loro secondo ...

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DouBt: Mercy Pity Peace & Love

Read "DouBt: Mercy Pity Peace & Love" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Quick, name a jazz-rock trio fronted by a dazzling virtuoso keyboardist and a prodigiously talented electric guitarist that plays in a hyper-aggressive no-holds-barred style which combines edgy free improv with a heavy '70s rock sound. If you answered “the original Tony Williams' Lifetime" you aren't alone. One current trio actively probing the outer reaches of jazz ...

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The Wrong Object Returns with "After the Exhibition" (MoonJune)

The Wrong Object Returns with "After the Exhibition" (MoonJune)

Belgian prog heavyweights The Wrong Object make a spectacular return to center stage, with a studio album of brilliant original compositions — and monumental significance! After a five-year absence, After The Exhibition showcases a variety of fresh, powerful material, masterfully delivered by a capable, cohesive new lineup. With their aesthetics still rooted in an array of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

DouBt: Mercy, Pity, Peace & Love

Read "Mercy, Pity, Peace & Love" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Unbridled anticipation may be a good way of prefacing the listening experience, given this trio's efficacious 2009 outing, Never Pet a Burning Dog (MoonJune). Once again, keyboardist Alex Maguire, guitarist Michel Delville and drummer Tony Bianco imprint their collective fusion of disparate genres spanning progressive rock, avant-improvisational adventurism, jazz, and renegade rock fare amid nods to ...

Never Pet a Burning Dog

Label: MoonJune Records
Released: 2011
Track listing: Corale di San Luca; Laughter; Over Birkerot; Sea; Passing Cloud; Cosmic Surgery; Aeon; Beppe's Shelter.

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Machine Mass Trio to Release "As Real As Thinking" (MoonJune)

Originally born as a side-project of douBt, this new trio led by Tony Bianco (on drums and loops) and Michel Delville (on guitar, bouzouki and live effects) also includes emerging Belgian talent Jordi Grognard on saxophones, bass clarinet and flute. As Real as Thinking is an amazing mix of fiery licks, catchy themes, telepathic rhythms, shamanic ...


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