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A Conversation with LehCats

Read "A Conversation with LehCats" reviewed by Lorens Chuno


LehCats' latest release, Movement to Egalitaria, is a collection of songs that come together to engender an achievable vision of a fairer society. Join me and this fantastic musical couple, Karen Stachel and Norbert Stachel, as we talk about the making of the album, discrimination in the world of classical music, the Bay area, and other ...

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Phineas

Label: Autoprodotto
Released: 2016
Track listing: Harlem Blues; Sugar Ray; Cookin' at the Continental; The Midnight Sun Will Never Set; Caravan; Reflection; Juicy Lucy; Domingo; Phineas; Manteca; Sweet and Lovely; Theme for Basie; Blues from Phineas.

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Chris Biesterfeldt: Phineas

Read "Phineas" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Un virtuoso come Chris Biesterfeldt non poteva che essere attratto da Phineas Newborn Jr., il pianista che sul finire degli anni cinquanta emerse come l'erede di Art Tatum e Oscar Peterson ma uscì presto di scena per problemi di salute mentale. Nato ad Asheville nel North Carolina ma residente a New York dal ...

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Urban Mandolin

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2013
Track listing: Bebop; Quasimodo; Freedom Jazz Dance; Bach G Minor Presto; I Can’t Make You Love Me; Teen Town; Bright Size Life; Ready and Able; Armando’s Rhumba; Bye-Ya; Witch Hunt; Segura Ele; God Only Knows; Back at the Chicken Shack; Some Skunk Funk; Rollo Interior.

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Chris Biesterfeldt: Urban Mandolin

Read "Urban Mandolin" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Bluegrass instruments like the mandolin, banjo, and fiddle have long been associated genres outside of the high lonesome. This instrumentation has also permeated the jazz and classical worlds as evidenced by the lifetimes of David Grisman, Chris Thile, Bela Fleck, Vassar Clements, Joe Venuti, Bob Wills and on and on. Mandolinist Chris Biesterfeldt places himself in ...

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Chris Biesterfeldt: Urban Mandolin

Read "Urban Mandolin" reviewed by Jack Bowers


A mandolin player opening his first album as leader with Dizzy Gillespie's mercurial “Bebop"? Wow! That takes a lot of (fill in the blank). But Chris Biesterfeldt, best known as a guitarist, and for Broadway shows at that, not only sails through those tricky changes but handily nails everything else on this impressive trio album whose ...


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