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Article: Live Review

Ron Carter & the Foursight Quartet at Barcelona Jazz Festival

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Ron Carter and the Foursight Quartet Voll Damm Festival Jazz Barcelona at Paral-el 62 Barcelona November 9, 2023 Ron Carter and his ensemble, the Foursight Quartet, recently performed on November 9th at the prestigious Voll Damm Festival Jazz Barcelona, a global benchmark for jazz music. The festival offers various activities that ...

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Song of the Day

Barcelona

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Label: Adhyaropa Records
Released: 2023
Duration: 05:12

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Article: Chats with Cats

The Jazz Historian: John Edward Hasse

Read "The Jazz Historian: John Edward Hasse" reviewed by B.D. Lenz


Jazz is not simply a style of music; it is also a culture. The impact of this cultural force has had many ups and downs throughout the last century but, undeniably, has been felt worldwide across all nations and all languages. With such a storied past, it's important that an account of its beginnings and those ...

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Article: Jazzin' Around Europe

Play Petrucciani: A Special Tribute for a Special Musician

Read "Play Petrucciani: A Special Tribute for a Special Musician" reviewed by Phillip Woolever


Watching a good band at a small club is often one of the most enjoyable ways to experience jazz. Proper ambiance can conjure lasting sounds and images, as the relatively intimate space makes for optimal acoustics and definitive visual close-ups. That's what it was like for those fortunate or discerning enough to attend the first editions ...

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Video

Barcelona

Featuring the music of Lubos Soukup
Duration: 4:58

"Barcelona” is a composition by Luboš Soukup and pays homage to the buzzing and vibrant Catalonian city of Barcelona. During the intense interaction between saxophone and piano, you believe to be taken along to a walk through the streets. A heroic melody reminiscent of Spanish folklore emerges between rhythmically adventurous improvisations. You can feel that Lubos Soukup and Christian Pabst are playing together for a long time in order to create such a cinematic musical soundtrack.

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Antonio Mazzei

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Antonio Mazzei is pianist, composer and producer. After receiving a scholarship, he attended the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City, where he studied with Fred Hersch and Kevin Hays. In 2009, he recorded “Contrastes”, his first album as a leader. As a sideman and other collaborations with Paquito D'Rivera, Marta Gómez, Nella, Joel Frahm, Rubén Blades, and Steve Khan among others. He has also worked as a producer for several songwriters, including 2017 Independent Music Award Winning Album: Luz Pinos "Mariposa Azul" and Camila Perez “Souvenir"

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Article: Profile

Greg Abate: “Be-Bop-Er” Takes His Music To The World

Read "Greg Abate: “Be-Bop-Er” Takes His Music To The World" reviewed by Rob Mariani


This article was published posthumously and on behalf of All About Jazz's long-time friend and contributor, Rob Mariani. “Bebop is one of the more complicated forms of jazz music," says Greg Abate, one of New England's most well-known alto sax players. He's been keeping this “art form" alive and thriving for years.

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Christophe Goze

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Few names have established themselves so firmly into the world of lounge / world fusion music like Christophe Goze. He is a multi-talented composer, producer and guitarist Known for his brilliant ability to blend world music with jazz and downtempo. Christophe has lived in no less than 8 countries and considers himself as a citizen of the world. His music has been inspired from his travels & takes listeners on an exotic journey of thoughts and emotions mixing both east & west worlds with quite a unique sound.¨ The orient and occident have always been influencing each others since the beginning of times

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Joan Mar Sauqué

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He was born in 1996 in Garrigoles, Girona. His musical beginnings are homemade but it was at the Torroella de Montgrí Music School where he received his first lessons, first in trumpet and musical language and later in combo, big band and improvisation. In 2011, he started giving classes with David Pastor, who soon introduced the Sant Andreu Jazz Band, a band directed by Joan Chamorro with whom he played from time to time. Together with this band, he had the opportunity to play and record with some of the most outstanding musicians of the national and international scene such as Perico Sambeat, Toni Belenguer, Victor Correa, Ernesto Aurignac, David Pastor, Ignasi Terraza, Esteve Pi, Josep Traver, Scott Hamilton, Dick Oatts, Scott Robinson, Jon-Erik Kellso, Luigi Grasso and Joel Frahm. In 2012 he was admitted to the Oriol Martorell School, which is why he moved to Barcelona and also in order to study the batxillerat and the professional degree in classical trumpet

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Article: SoCal Jazz

Gergo Borlai: Talkin' Drummers and Drumming

Read "Gergo Borlai: Talkin' Drummers and Drumming" reviewed by Jim Worsley


Most kids have heroes. Whether they be athletes, astronauts, artists, astrophysicists, (and that's just the “A's") or any of the many asundered possibilities. Gergo Borlai needn't go passed the “D's" to find his calling. Drumming came early, incredibly early, and he has never looked back. Determination and commitment can be a powerful force. Before long the ...


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