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Vicenza Jazz 2021

Read "Vicenza Jazz 2021" reviewed by Libero Farnè


Vicenza Varie sedi 1—10.07.2021 Spostato da maggio alla prima decade di luglio, Vicenza Jazz 2021 ha imbastito un programma variegato, che ha accolto una vasta gamma di proposte della scena internazionale, concentrando nella sua parte centrale tre maestri del pianoforte americano: Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Brad Mehldau e Fred Hersch. Inoltre ha invaso la ...

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Article: Live Review

Moers Festival 2021

Read "Moers Festival 2021" reviewed by Phillip Woolever


Moers Festival Moers, Germany May 21-24, 2021 In a year that passed since the previous Moers Festival, the Covid 19 pandemic caused a lot of bad news regarding concert cancellations, closed venues, and further issues in the already challenging lives of professional musicians around the world. Thus, the success of this ...

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Article: Album Review

Sara Gazarek: Thirsty Ghost

Read "Thirsty Ghost" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


Sara Gazarek has been working as a professional jazz singer since 2004. You can find plenty of vintage YouTube clips of her singing Great American Songbook material in a breezy, polished manner. A few years ago, things began to happen in her life. There was near-death tragedy in her family, her marriage fell apart and she ...

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Article: Interview

Theo Croker: It's Just Black Music

Read "Theo Croker: It's Just Black Music" reviewed by Keith Henry Brown


In a field teeming with talented young lions, the bright sound of trumpeter Theo Croker still sticks out. Grandson of the legendary jazz trumpeter Doc Cheatham, the native Floridian graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and is part of a new movement of emerging jazz artists who expertly incorporate hip hop, electronic and R&B elements ...

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Article: Interview

Aaron Goldberg: Exploring the Now

Read "Aaron Goldberg: Exploring the Now" reviewed by Luke Seabright


Aaron Goldberg is a jazz pianist and composer based in New York City. He's released five albums with his trio, featuring Reuben Rogers on bass and Eric Harland on drums. His album The Now, recorded with that same rhythm section and featuring Kurt Rosenwinkel on guitar, was released in 2015 to critical acclaim. As well as ...

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Article: Album Review

Bill Frisell / Thomas Morgan: Small Town

Read "Small Town" reviewed by John Kelman


In Emma Franz's revelatory documentary, Bill Frisell: A Portrait, the guitarist talks about the many guitars he owns, and how he rarely gets to plays them--the consequence, amongst other things, of the plight musicians face when traveling by air these days. Not three months after the film's premiere at South By Southwest this past March, comes ...

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Article: Out and About: The Super Fans

Meet James Busby

Read "Meet James Busby" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper


Our youngest Super Fan to date, and our first from the west coast, James Busby was weaned on the popular music of the '70s and '80s. His first jazz concert--Donald Brown at a local club in Knoxville, Tennesse for a $3 cover--was life-changing. He may not have discovered jazz until he was in college, but ever ...

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News: Event

Jazzahead: A Look at Jazz In Germany

Jazzahead: A Look at Jazz In Germany

Looking forward but also remembering… Peter Brötzmann stands at the edge of the stage with his tenor sax hanging on its sling. He is holding the mouthpiece in his hand, trimming a reed, listening intently: drummer Oliver Steidle is letting rip, but his playing is also very structured. Close your eyes and this could be an ...

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Article: Album Review

Francesco Nastro Trio: Colors of Light

Read "Colors of Light" reviewed by Alex Franquelli


As soon as one lets Francesco Nastro's fingers fondle those keys the way he does on “E all'Improvviso il Sole," the musical geometries that create Colors of Light finally come to life. The music springs from a cocoon-like environment in which pianists the likes of Bill Evans and Brad Mehldau must have forgotten their instruments around, ...

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Article: Album Review

Clovis Nicolas: Nine Stories

Read "Nine Stories" reviewed by Gabriel Medina Arenas


Ron Carter's judgment regarding the talent of a fellow double bassist can't be wrong. The acclaimed musician, who has recorded more than 2,500 albums and was a fundamental member of the Miles Davis Quintet, highly praises the sound and compositions of Clovis Nicolas. Carter wrote the liner notes to Nicolas' Nine Stories, the first ...


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