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Musician

Luciana Morelli

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Luciana Morelli is an Argentine singer, performer, and composer. She currently lives in Basel, Switzerland, where she was awarded a scholarship to study a master's degree in Jazz Performance. Her musical tastes range from jazz to folk, including improvised and experimental music. She is a very curious artist who likes to explore different artistic disciplines and is interested in the relationship between aesthetics and politics. She has a degree in Pedagogy of Arts from the University of Buenos Aires. She worked as a teacher in art schools and wrote about contemporary Argentine theater and cinema in specialized magazines and websites

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Etienne Charles: Folklore

Read "Folklore" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Etienne Charles è un giovane trombettista di Trinidad, che già col suo primo lavoro (Culture Shock) offriva un'identità in grado di fondere in modo convincente la cultura del jazz statunitense e il ricco apparato ritmico, timbrico e melodico delle sue Antille. Con Folkore l'operazione raggiunge un nuovo e brillante livello di riuscita, presentando un'opera che è ...

Album

Folklore

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2009
Track listing: Folklore; Douens; Dance with la Diablesse; Laja who?; Mama Malade; Soucouyant; Mysterieuse; Mama d'lo; Santimanite; Papa Bois; Folklore (story).

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Article: Album Review

Etienne Charles: Folklore

Read "Folklore" reviewed by Larry Reni Thomas


Trumpeter Etienne Charles' Folklore is a wonderful, colorful, vibrant recording filled with Caribbean flavor, Latin grooves and solid jazz arrangements and solos. A percussionist and composer as well, the 26-year-old Charles has an extremely unique trumpet sound that is his and his alone. He doesn't sound like Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, or Miles Davis, nor does ...

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Etienne Charles: Folklore

Read "Folklore" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


There appears to be a trend developing--and a positive one, whereby young jazz artists drive the future of their--and ultimately our--music by reviving the musical heritage of the past. And, by exploring and leveraging the fundamental power and beauty of that music, they create new and vibrant musical art. Certainly the most widely known of these ...


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