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Chroma

Label: Motéma Music
Released: 2017
Track listing: Chroma; Tough Decisions (Are Always Dark Green); Little Blue Sun; Cosmic Patience Intro; Cosmic Patience; Shadows; Shades of Magenta.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Petros Klampanis: Chroma

Read "Chroma" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Il terzo album da leader del bassista greco prosegue e sviluppa quanto espresso nel precedente Minor Dispute (Cristal Records, 2015): una musica melodicamente suggestiva, che fonde danzanti climi folk su eleganti e flessuosi arrangiamenti per archi. Dal disco d'esordio del 2011 inciso per l'etichetta di Greg Osby (Contextual Inner Circle Music) la formula strumentale viene confermata ...

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Chroma

Featuring the music of Petros Klampanis
Duration: 8:06

On Chroma, his third album as a leader and Motéma Music debut, Klampanis explores the colors of human character, inspired by world events and personal experience. Chroma, the Greek word for “color,” masterfully employs a full spectrum of sonic colors to paint an introspective and emotionally daring artistic statement. His first large ensemble project melds the animated expressions of the composer’s jazz quintet (piano, bass, drums, guitar and percussion) complemented by lush, classically-arranged strings to create a near symphonic work of modern jazz.

Chroma

Label: Wicklow
Released: 1999
Track listing:

A Wing and a Prayer; Agnus Dei; Lament of the Birds; Oran na H

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Laurel Macdonald: Chroma

Read "Chroma" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Hey, give me a break, please! I’m a JAZZ reviewer! I don’t know why labels and/or distributors bother to send me recordings like this. As far as I know, Laurel Macdonald may be tops in her field — trouble is, I don’t know what or where that field is. I can’t pretend to review music about ...


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