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by Budd Kopman
Kei's Secret, a smoking live set from Slovenia, while clearly coming from the same root, could not be more different from Samo Salamon's previous album, Two Hours (FSNT, 2006). On that record, three terrific musicians got together with the guitarist on short notice and recorded what turned out to be some very fine music. The wonder ...
by John Kelman
Since emerging from Slovenia four years ago, Samo Salamon has been stepping up the pace with increased vigor. The result is palpable growth, which is at its clearest on Kei's Secret. The guitarist's playing has never been more assured, nor his voice more unequivocally his own, than on this live recording re-teaming him with reedman Achille ...
by Jerry D'Souza
Samo Salamon has been influenced by several kinds of music, including classical. While composers like Bartok and Messiaen ignite his imagination, the guitarist can also cut a swath out of rock, feed it into his compositions, and get the whole to fit in the thick of modern jazz. The blend often makes for compelling listening.