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Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra: Book Of Rhapsodies Vol. II

Read "Book Of Rhapsodies Vol. II" reviewed by Luca Casarotti


Nel 2006 il compositore, arrangiatore e polistrumentista Brian Carpenter ha fondato a Brooklyn la Gost Train Orchestra, con la quale si è adoperato per recuperare e dare nuova vita ad alcuni momenti non molto frequentati del jazz delle origini. Questo Book of Rhapsodies Vol. 2 (il vol. 1 è del 2013) è il quarto disco dell'ensemble: ...

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Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra: Hot Town

Read "Hot Town" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero


Brian Carpenter e la sua Ghost Train Orchestra proseguono la meritevole opera di recupero e talvolta di riscoperta della musica americana della prima metà del secolo scorso. Se nel precedente Book of Rhapsody l'attenzione era rivolta a quegli autori -Alec Wilder, John Kirby tra gli altri -alla ricerca di una via che apparentasse il jazz tradizionale ...

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Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra: Book of Rhapsodies

Read "Book of Rhapsodies" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero


Prendete la musica di quattro formazioni operanti nella fervida scena musicale americana degli anni Trenta e Quaranta, un ensemble di undici musicisti tra cui spiccano i nomi del leader Brian Carpenter, del sassofonista Andy Laster, del trombonista Curtis Hasselbring, un gruppo vocale di sei elementi, prestate attenzione al titolo e avrete un'idea della musica contenuta in ...

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Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra: Book Of Rhapsodies

Read "Book Of Rhapsodies" reviewed by Mark Corroto


If you were to identify the music from Book Of Rhapsodies as cartoon music and asked to name specifically which cartoons, it might be easy to guess your age. The baby-boom generations would call bandleader Brian Carpenter's music the soundtrack to Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam and might guess Carl Stalling. X-Generation would identify the soundtrack ...

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Vibrant Historical Reconstruction with Brian Carpenter's "Hothouse Stomp"

Early jazz was not a matter of three or four bands with monster soloists playing in a vacuum. Not every band had the over- powering playing of Armstrong, Oliver or Keppard gracing the front line. And jazz as it flowered was not merely a showcase for soloists. There was the hot two-beat swing, the arrangements, the ...


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