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Jorge Rossy, Barcelona 1964 (also known as Jordi Rossy) started playing drums at age 11. Between 1980 and 1989 toured and recorded extensively with most musicians in the spanish scene and some internationally acclaimed artists as Woody Shaw, kenny Wheeler, Jack Walrath, Dave Schinitter, Sal Nistico, Sean Levitt and others. In 1989 moved to Boston to study trumpet at Berklee College of Music. In Boston Jordi became the drummer of choice for many of his peers and joined Danilo Perez trio for some gigs in Panama, France, Boston and New York, then joined Paquito D’rivera sextet for 2 years and moved to Ny City in 1991. In New York, Jordi played in the early recordings of many of his Boston friends like Mark Turner, Chris Cheek, Seamus Blake, Kurt Rosenwinkel and some other musicians then living in the city like Brad Mehldau, Ethan Iverson, Reid Anderson, Avishai Cohen, Joe Martin, Freddie Bryant Jordi also worked and recorded with Joshua Redman, Bill McHenry, Bruce Barth, Mike Kanan, Ben Monder, Nat Su, Steve Wilson, Mark Johnson, Larry Grenadier, Ben Street, to mention a few In 1995 started touring around the world and recording extensively with the Brad Mehldau trio for 10 years

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Enrico Pieranunzi: Il Respiro Profondo di un racconto in musica

Read "Enrico Pieranunzi: Il Respiro Profondo di un racconto in musica" reviewed by Paolo Marra

Se come scriveva il poeta brasiliano Vinicius De Moraes “La vita è l'arte dell'incontro" allora può succedere che l'intervista con uno dei più apprezzati pianisti italiani, Enrico Pieranunzi, diventi senza una ragione evidente una lunga e piacevole conversazione per parlare della sua lunga carriera artistica scandita da altrettanti incredibili incontri che nel tempo hanno cucito i ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Jorge Rossy Live At BIMHUIS Amsterdam

Read "Jorge Rossy Live At BIMHUIS Amsterdam" reviewed by BIMHUIS

As one of the most successful drummers of his generation, Jorge Rossy has lived in the States for many years, where he played before large audiences with the Brad Mehldau Trio and collaborated with jazz greats such as Paquito D'Rivera, Woody Shaw and Charlie Haden. In 2000 he moved back to his birthplace, Barcelona, ...

Beyond Sunday

Label: Jazz&People
Released: 2018
Track listing: Beyond Sunday; Sativa; Kierra; Dusk; Joe’s Dream; Sleepin’ In; Cold; Trust?; Douglas; Introspection.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Jorge Rossy Vibes Quintet: Beyond Sunday

Read "Beyond Sunday" reviewed by Roger Farbey

The dreamy “Beyond Sunday" opens this recording and sets the pace for the whole album. Whilst leader Jorge Rossy is better known as a drummer, especially with Brad Mehldau's trio with whom he's made a dozen records, he's only playing vibes here. Meanwhile the drumming is taken care of by the legendary Al Foster. Whilst this ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Klaus Nørgaard: Village Life

Read "Village Life" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Some albums seem to capture a season perfectly. Jazz bassist Klaus Nørgaard, a mainstay of the Danish scene, has done this with Village Life, an album that brims with autumnal delight. The track “August Dance" is the equivalent of watching many-colored leaves dance in the wind. Drummer RJ Miller makes a light beat like castanets. He ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEW

Brad Mehldau Trio al Parco della Musica, Roma

Read "Brad Mehldau Trio al Parco della Musica, Roma" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Brad Mehldau Trio Parco della Musica Roma 12.05.2018 Ogni tanto capita che un artista esca dal suo ambito di riferimento generalmente ristretto per venire esposto a un pubblico più vasto ed eterogeneo. Succede ad esempio a quei musicisti jazz che vengono “scoperti," più o meno occasionalmente, da un pubblico generico ...

The Art of the Quintet: Voro Garcia and Magnus Thuelund

Read "The Art of the Quintet: Voro Garcia and Magnus Thuelund" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

A good form is hard to find, but the quintet offers plenty of variety in terms of musical texture and yet has the intimacy that a larger band often misses. Here are two artists who both take full advantage of the format of the quintet. Both are leaders who write their own tunes, and both are ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Old, Borrowed and Just a Little Blue

Read "Old, Borrowed and Just a Little Blue" reviewed by Geno Thackara

How many collections of standards does the jazz world really need? The answer, of course, is that there's always room for more as long as the players and listeners can find something relevant and fresh. Every piece on offer in this batch has been around for several decades at least, but these old things never fail ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

William Evans/Donat Fisch/Banz Oester/Jorge Rossy/Andy Scherrer: Schlitten

Read "Schlitten" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

The Swiss CD release, Schlitten, tips a hat to the undersung record producer, Don Schlitten. The quintet doing the hat-tipping is mostly Swiss musicians. Drummer Jorge Rossy, formerly of the Brad Mehldau Trio, is Spanish-born. Schlitten got his start working the music business with several of the small but prestigious record companies--Muse and Prestige, ...


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