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Love Is Passing Thru

Label: JMood Records
Released: 2024
Track listing: Hair, Bea, Knee, Calls, Two-Sided Love, Love Has Passed Me By Again, You Don't Know What Love Is, Mi Sono Innamorato Di Te, Estate, In the Days of Our Love, Love Came, Jitterbug Waltz, Orson, Lush Life take 1, Lush Life take 2, Ontet.

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Roberto Magris


International jazz pianist and composer Roberto Magris (b. 1959) from Trieste, Italy, has over 39 recordings to his credit and has toured in over 42 different countries in Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia, performing at top jazz clubs, theatres and festivals around the world. Since 2006, Magris has mainly focused his musical interests in the USA by becoming the leading recording artist and musical director of JMood Records, the Kansas City jazz label, releasing 23 CDs under his name (“Suite!”, “Shuffling Ivories”, “Sun Stone”, "Duo & Trio", “World Gardens”, “Roberto Magris Sextet Live in Miami @ The WDNA Jazz Gallery”, which was chosen by Down Beat magazine as one of the best recordings of 2018, “Enigmatix”, “Aliens in a bebop planet” and “Morgan Rewind”, among the others). In the USA, Magris has performed in Los Angeles (The Jazz Bakery and Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood), Kansas City (The Blue Room), Miami (WDNA Jazz Gallery, FIU Music Festival at Wertheim Performing Arts Center), Chicago (The Jazz Showcase), Milwaukee (The Jazz Estate), St. Louis, Omaha, Des Moines and Ft. Lauderdale. In 2007 he was honored by the City Council of Kansas City for his contribution to jazz music and performance at the American Jazz Museum. In Europe, Magris has performed at festivals and jazz clubs with the MUH Trio (Roberto Magris/ František Uhlíř/Jaromir Helešic Trio), which has its base in Prague and has recorded the albums “Prague After Dark” and “A Step Into Light”. Throughout his career, Magris has performed and recorded with a who’s who list of jazz legends and outstanding musicians, including Art Davis (bassist for John Coltrane), Herb Geller, Albert Tootie Heath, Idris Muhammad, Ira Sullivan, Sam Reed, Brian Lynch, Tony Lakatos, Mark Colby, Eric Hochberg, Chuck Bergeron, Paul Carr, Philip Catherine, Franco Ambrosetti, Bill Molenhof, Janusz Muniak, Bosko Petrovic, Kai Winding, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Sal Nistico, and with a bunch of rising stars such as Hermon Mehari, Logan Richardson, Kendall Moore, Brandon Lee, Eric Jacobson, Shareef Clayton, Jim Mair, Matt Otto, Elisa Pruett, Peter Schlamb, Dominique Sanders, Brian Steever, Alfredo Chacon, Rodolfo Zuniga, Pablo Sanhueza a.o.. During his career, Magris has also directed the Europlane Orchestra (a central-European jazz venture sponsored by INCE-Central European Initiative), the Gruppo Jazz Marca, the acid-jazz bands Dma Urban Jazz Funk and Alfabeats Nu Jazz, and his Italian quartet, also recording 3 CDs issued by the renowned Italian jazz label Soulnote and one issued by Velut Luna, entitled “Big Band Ritmo-Sinfonica Città di Verona plays the music of Roberto Magris/Restless Spirits”. Over the years, Magris’ interviews and CD reviews have been published in the main international jazz magazines, books and websites such as Down Beat, Jazz Hot, JazzTimes, Cadence, All About Jazz, New York City Jazz Record, Jazzwax, Rifftides, Chicago Jazz Magazine, Jazz Inside, Jazziz, Jazz Journal UK, Jazz Podium, Concerto, Jazzwise, Orkester Journalen, Jazzrytmit, Jazzflits, Jazzmozaiek, Jazz’Halo, Doctor Jazz, World Music Report, Salt Peanuts, The Walker’s, Jazz Life, Disk Union, Jazz Magazine, Musica Jazz, Jazzit, Music Magazine, The Jazz Stories Project and many others.


High Quote

Label: JMood Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: High Quote; Together In Love; Black Coffee; Hong Kong Nightline / The Island of Nowhere; Steps In The Dark; The Endless Groove; Naked Tina Serenade; The Changing Scene.


Article: Album Review

Roberto Magris & The JM Horns: High Quote

Read "High Quote" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Italian-born pianist/composer Roberto Magris, a paradigm of kinetic energy, records so many albums they can't seem to release 'em fast enough. Although High Quote, on which Magris leads the JM Horns (for JMood Records), was recorded more than a decade ago--in November 2012--its release date was for purposes unknown delayed until 2023. Whatever ...


News: Recording

JMood Records Releases Roberto Magris New Album 'High Quote'

JMood Records Releases Roberto Magris New Album 'High Quote'

JMood Records is pleased to announce the release of High Quote by Roberto Magris. “As many music lovers choose more popular genres, we are passionate about jazz in all its colores,” says Paul Collins of JMood Records. “Our latest release, High Quote contains six original compositions by Roberto Magris and opens the door and builds bridges ...


Duo & Trio

Label: JMood Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: Cool World! (Magris); Bellarosa (Elmo Hope); Some Other Time (Bernstein); Melody For "C" (Sonny Clark); Papa's Got A Brand New Rag (Magris); Cherokee (Noble); Old Folks (Shuman); Samba Rasta (Andrew Hill); In The Springtime Of My Soul (Magris); A Rhyme For Angela (Kurt Weill); Blues For Herbie "G" (Magris)


Article: Album Review

Roberto Magris: Duo & Trio

Read "Duo & Trio" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Italian-born pianist Roberto Magris is a musician to whom the phrase “he could play the phone book and make it sound interesting" definitely applies--as it does to the late great Chicago-based saxophone maestro Mark Colby who met Magris in 2016, formed an instant bond and recorded one-half of this superlative album three years later, one year ...


News: Recording

JMood Records Releases Pianist Roberto Magris' New Album 'MatchPoint'

JMood Records Releases Pianist Roberto Magris' New Album 'MatchPoint'

JMood Records is pleased to announce the CD release of “MatchPoint” by Roberto Magris.” “In order to get to match point and move to the next level, everyone needs to be on the same page, says Paul Collins of JMood Records. Everybody needs to bring their “A” game, artist, musician, engineer, and equipment. You also need ...


Article: Multiple Reviews

Recent Piano Music

Read "Recent Piano Music" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

Small groups featuring piano continue to work their individual brands of magic throughout the jazz world. Here are some examples from the last few months. Ray Gallon Make Your Move Cellar Live 2021 Pianist Ray Gallon has been around for over thirty-five years playing with the likes of ...


News: Recording

JMood Records Releases Pianist Roberto Magris' 'Shuffling Ivories'

JMood Records Releases Pianist Roberto Magris' 'Shuffling Ivories'

JMood Records is pleased to announce the CD release of Shuffling Ivories by Roberto Magris.” “This project is a fantastic voyage from, Eubie Blake to Andrew Hill, spanning over 100 years of jazz history and over one hour of amazing music”, says jny: Kansas City jazz impresario Paul Collins. “Although this project reflects music from several ...


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