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Article: Book Review

Global Jazz: A Research And Information Guide

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Global Jazz: A Research And Information Guide Clarence Bernard Henry 394 Pages ISBN: 9780367724849 Routledge 2023 Jazz musicians often talk about jazz as a global language. For sure, this African American art form wasted no time in travelling beyond US borders, its world- wide dissemination accelerated by numerous factors. ...

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Article: Live Review

French Showcase at the 2023 European Jazz Conference

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Palais du Pharo/Théâtre La Criée European Jazz Conference Showcases Marseille, France September 14-17, 2023 The showcase program of the 9th European Jazz Conference (see separate article) was inaugurated in the comfortable Auditorium of the Palais du Pharo--the main venue of the conference--by the Orchid Big Band. Born inside the musical collective ...

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Article: Live Review

European Jazz Conference 2022

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European Jazz Conference 2022 Toplo Centrala Sofia, Bulgaria September 22-25, 2022 More than 300 professionals, representing 180 member organizations from 38 countries, came together in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, for the eighth annual European Jazz Conference. The event is organized by the Europe Jazz Network, an organization founded in 1987 ...

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Article: Unsung Heroes

In memoriam: Alessandro Giachero

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Only with a very heavy heart one can write an obituary for a young friend and great musician who left this world suddenly, prematurely and unjustly, leaving his colleagues and pupils, but above all his family, in mourning. It will hopefully be useful to leave a trace of his musical contributions and a lead for future ...

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Article: Album Review

Emanuele Primavera Quintet: Above the Below

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From the very first notes of “Walk Away," the opening track of this album, one perceives a special feeling of poise, weight, balance and intense storytelling, a marker of great music. These young musicians have something to say, and they know how to speak their piece. As a composer Emanuele Primavera combines melodic invention ...

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Bilge Gunaydin: Daydreams

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Once this disc by Turkish pianist Bilge Gunaydin is in your CD player, you may find it hard to take it out again. There are several reasons for this. One is to hear the beautiful sound once crafted by composer Sinan Sakizli in his Hayyam Studio, down the hill from Istiklal towards Kasimpasa, a ...

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Article: Live Review

Zandra Queen Of Jazz at Smock Alley Theatre

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Zandra Queen Of Jazz Smock Alley Theatre jny: Dublin, Ireland February 2, 2020 Jazz women are like hen's teeth in general histories of jazz. It took Sally Placksin's Jazz Women 1900 To The Present: Their Words, Lives and Music (Pluto Press, 1985) to acknowledge the contributions of dozens of jazz's ...

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Article: Jazzin' Around Europe

AkBank Jazz Festival 2019

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AkBank Jazz Festival Istanbul, Turkey October 18-25 2019 I arrived in Istanbul during the world-wide outrage that followed the United States pull-out from Syria and the consequent military intervention by Turkey. The new humongous airport looked rather empty compared to the crowded spaces of the old one; the trip to ...

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Article: Live Review

Enrico Rava Special Edition at Teatro Nuovo

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Enrico Rava Special Edition Pisa Jazz Teatro Nuovo Pisa, Italy Sept. 25 2019 Enrico Rava, the musician who almost single-handedly gave Italian jazz an international profile in the '70s with his recordings, turns 80 this year and celebrates the milestone in the way he knows best: in music. He's ...

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Article: Live Review

European Jazz Conference 2019

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 European Jazz Conference 2019 Various Venues jny: Novara, Italy September 12-15, 2019 For its sixth edition the European Jazz Conference dropped anchor in sunny Italy. Where Rome or Milan might have been more obvious locations for such a high- powered ...


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