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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Pedro Melo Alves, James Brandon Lewis Quartet & Ohad Talmor Trio

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Here's another of those almost-all-music editions of One Man's Jazz, with just an intro at the top of each hour. The music includes samplings from new releases by Portuguese drummer/percussionist Pedro Melo Alves & his Ominiae Large Ensemble, bassists Juan Bayon from Buenos Aires and Tomo Jacobson from Copenhagen, and several saxophonists: James Brandon Lewis Nick ...

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Article: Album Review

Naïssam Jalal: Un autre monde

Read "Un autre monde" reviewed by Henning Bolte


Some may see the flute as an odd one out in jazz. For France that certainly does not apply. France has Michel Edelin from the older generation and, for example, Magic Malik, Eve Risser, Sylvaine Hélary and Naïssam Jalal from the younger. A flautist needs good sonic allies to embed flute sounds in and/or ...

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Article: Live Review

Jazztopad 2019

Read "Jazztopad 2019" reviewed by Henning Bolte


Vincent Courtois Trio Witold Lutoslawski National Forum of Music, Mleczarnia Club Jazztopad Wroclaw November 21-24, 2019 On my arrival in Wroclaw, on the way to the reverend National Forum of Music (NFM), the first familiar face I met in the street was Mateusz Rybicki, a musician that has ...

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Article: Live Review

JAZZTOPAD 2018

Read "JAZZTOPAD 2018" reviewed by Henning Bolte


Jazztopad Festival Witold Lutoslawski National Forum of Music National Forum of Music, Club Mleczarnia November 21-25, 2018 Jazztopad is the annual Jazz Festival of Poland's Witold Lutoslawski National Forum of Music in Wroclaw. Wroclaw, a vibrant, hip, internationally oriented city that never sleeps, has character, lots of peculiar neighborhoods, populated by ...

Article: Interview

Fazzini e Fedrigo: nuove idee per fare musica oggi

Read "Fazzini e Fedrigo: nuove idee per fare musica oggi" reviewed by Neri Pollastri


Nicola Fazzini e Alessandro Fedrigo sono i direttori artistici di nusica.org, originale progetto che da qualche anno sperimenta un altro modo di sostenere, produrre e promuovere attività artistiche--qualcosa di molto diverso dalla tradizionale “etichetta discografica"--che pian piano ha iniziato anche a organizzare eventi e festival. Ma i due musicisti sono anche l'anima di XYQuartet, una formazione ...

Article: Take Five With...

Nicola Fazzini e il Questionario di Proust

Read "Nicola Fazzini e il Questionario di Proust" reviewed by Paolo Peviani


All About Jazz: Il tratto principale della mia musica. Nicola Fazzini: Ricercare ed essere originale, almeno così spero. AAJ: La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con me. N.F.: Un insieme di creatività e rigore. Saper ricercare ed essere liberi con profondità, passione e studio. AAJ: Come musicista, il ...

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Article: Live Review

November Music 2015

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November Music s'Hertogenbosch November 5-8, 2015 November Music is a yearly festival held in the medieval town of s'-Hertogenbosch in the southeast part of The Netherlands. s'-Hertogenbosch (also called Den Bosch) is the hometown of well-known Dutch painter Jheronimus Bosch (1450-1516). The festival is a festival of contemporary music, new music ...

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Article: Live Review

Vision Festival: Days 2-3, June 6-7, 2011

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Day 1 | Days 2-3 | Day 4 | Days 5-6 | Day 7 Vision FestivalAbrons Arts CenterNew York, NYJune 6-7, 2011 Having two stage areas allowed the Vision Festival organizers to minimize changeover times by programming consecutive performances alternately, between the main hall and the downstairs theater. Breathless ...

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Article: Live Review

Danilo Perez and Somi at the Kimmel Center

Read "Danilo Perez and Somi at the Kimmel Center" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


Verizon HallThe Kimmel Center for the Performing ArtsPhiladelphiaMarch 19, 2010 In this concert, the performance by Danilo Perez' group (entitled “Things to Come: 21st Century Dizzy") was supplemented with an opening set by the up-and-coming vocalist Somi, making for an interesting combination of diverse jazz flavorings. Somi's unique African-based renderings was ...


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