Results for "Forever"
by Dave Wayne
Gato Libre is the most unexpected manifestation of the multifaceted collaboration between trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and pianist Satoko Fujii. This understated quartet of bass, acoustic guitar, trumpet and accordion creates a sound world that is totally unique: serene, atmospheric, and seemingly contrary to the duo's other collaborative musical ventures. Gato Libre's music isn't a fusion or ...
by Hrayr Attarian
Innovative trumpeter Natsuki Tamura is a creative artist with a wide repertoire that draws as much from modern improvised music as it does jazz and world folk heritages. Often a key collaborator in wife/pianist Satoko Fujii' inimitable ensembles, he emerges as a leader of the unique quartet Gato Libre on its fifth release, Forever.
by Dan McClenaghan
The team of pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura produces a lot of music. More often than not, it's Fujii in the leader's chair, in one of her numerous big bands, quartets, trios or in duo outings with Tamura. By normal standards--that is, not in comparison with Fujii--Tamura's output as a leader could be considered ...
By Chick Corea
Label: Concord Music Group
Track listing: CD1: On Green Dolphin Street; Waltz for Debby; Bud Powell; La Canción de Sofia; Windows; Hackensack; No Mystery; Señor Mouse. CD2: Captain Marvel; Señor Mouse; Crescent; Armando's Rhumba; Renaissance; High Wire--The Aerialist; I Loves You Porgy; After the Cosmic Rain; Space Circus; 500 Miles High.
Track listing: 1. Witch Hunt (W. Shorter) - 5:34; 2. Spring Is Here (Rodgers/Hart) - 6:42; 3. Roda Vida (Alvim) - 3:07; 4. Shining Star (Alvim) - 4:51; 5. Forever (Gomez) - 4:16; 6. Children’s Song - A tous les enfants du monde (Alvim) - 4:11; 7. Ode To a Dream (Alvim) - 3:46; 8. The Dolphin (L. Eça) - 5:36; 9. Lady CB (E. Le Lann) - 5:06; 10. Invitation (Kaper/Webster) - 4:02; 11. Boréal Paysage (Alvim) - 4:58.
by AAJ Italy Staff
Il sessantenne Cesarius Alvim, brasiliano di nascita e francese d'adozione, è noto principalmente come contrabbassista, ma è anche un eccellente pianista di osservanza evansiana e con alcune reminiscenze classiche. Qui è in coppia per l'appunto con uno dei contrabbassisti di Evans, Eddie Gomez, con il quale mette in scena un vero e proprio omaggio al Maestro, ...
by C. Michael Bailey
This Concord Music Group release is identical to that reviewed by John Kelman, previously released on Universal Music Japan. A two-CD set, the first disc is an acoustic piano trio recital from the original rhythm section of the 1970s fusion band Return to Forever, recorded during the 2009 RTF-Unplugged Tour, while the second is an electric ...
by John Kelman
As successful as its massive 2008 world tour was--stopping at the Ottawa Jazz Festival, and yielding both a live CD (Returns) and DVD (Returns: Live at Montreux 2008) from Eagle Entertainment the following year--it was patently clear that Return to Forever couldn't continue with guitarist Al Di Meola. It was, however, equally certain that RTF's remaining ...