Results for "Collage"
by James Nadal
With each release, the current crop of young lions demonstrate they have what it takes to come up with novel ideas, keeping the music renewed. Since his 2014 debut of Starcode,"--a foray into cosmic jazz--trumpeter Chris Klaxton has remained perpetually engaged and appears not to slow down on Collage , a patchwork of progressive jazz injected ...
By Beat Kaestli
Label: B&B Productions
Track listing: En Bord de Mer/Lugar Comum; La Haut sur las Montagne; La Mer; Mesame Mucho/Embrasse-Moi Beaucoup; Cantique Suisse/Swill Psalm; Comme en Plein Reve; Autour de Minuit (Round Midnight); Frere Jacques; I Wish You Love/Que resta-t-il de nos amours; The Choice You Make; La vie en Rose.
by C. Michael Bailey
Swiss singer/composer/producer Beat Kaestli has four recordings as a leader since 2002. All are intelligently focused. Reasons (B&B Productions, 2002), Happy, Sad, and Satisfied (B&B Productions, 2005), Far from Home: A Tribute of European Song (B&B Productions, 2009) and Invitation (Chesky, 2010). Far From Home and Invitation are the most sharply focused, the former addressing European ...
by Victor Verney
Saxophonist Kurtis Adams could scarcely have chosen a more apt title for this release, an eclectic-minded assemblage drawn from a wide variety of musical genres, including classical.The opening Blue Fox," has a distinctly West Coast Cool School" feel, a style to which Adams has rendered homage elsewhere. Here, Adams gives a sense of what ...