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Michael Blake: Afro Blake

Read "Michael Blake: Afro Blake" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Africa seems to have been a special source of inspiration for Michael Blake, as compositions like “Addis Abeba" (Elevated), “Malagasy" (Combobulate), “Mauritania" (Buzz), “Road to Lusaka" (In the Grand Scheme of Things), “Africa Used to Be Home" (More Like Us) or “Surfing Sahara" (Elevated ) attest. They are all characterized by memorable themes and an instantly ...

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Article: Album Review

Michael Blake: Combobulate

Read "Combobulate" reviewed by Chris May


The instrumentation alone promises something out of the ordinary. Saxophone, two tubas, trumpet, trombone, drums. Then there are the musicians, luminaries of downtown New York jazz. Michael Blake, Bob Stewart, Marcus Rojas, Steven Bernstein, Clark Gayton, Allan Mednard. And within seconds of the needle descending on track one, side one, Combobulate starts delivering on the promise. ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Jazz Is in the (H)air!

Read "Jazz Is in the (H)air!" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Inspired by Head Full of Hair, Heart of Full of Song, Pyeng Threadgill's investigation in music about the role of hair in her life, family, community and throughout the African diaspora, this episode of Mondo Jazz builds a narrative about hair, because --whether it's a braided bun or flowing tendrils --hair has always mirrored the cultural ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Falling in Love with Jazz

Read "Falling in Love with Jazz" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


This week we dive into the music that got me hooked on jazz, from crossover hits like Miles Davis' Bitches Brew and Dave Brubeck's “Take Five" to maybe lesser-known, but equally fabulous, tracks by Marc Ribot, Dave Holland, and more. If you don't usually listen to jazz, this episode could be a good place ...

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The Cry of Jay Rodriguez

Read "The Cry of Jay Rodriguez" reviewed by Michael Blake


On an unseasonably warm February evening I set out from Brooklyn to catch the multi-instrumentalist Jay Rodriguez's band at Le Poisson Rouge. While walking from the West 4th Street subway station to the venue on Bleecker Street I recalled taking this exact route over 30 years ago to play a jam session in the ...

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Article: Live Review

Jazz Jantar 2017

Read "Jazz Jantar 2017" reviewed by Martin Longley


Jazz Jantar Klub Zak Gdańsk, Poland November 9-12, 2017 Jazz Jantar is one of the less well-known Polish festivals (outside of Poland), but it has been running in the northern port of Gdańsk for two decades, and is housed by Klub Zak, an arts centre that has roots ...

Article: Album Review

Eivind Opsvik: Overseas V

Read "Overseas V" reviewed by Nicola Negri


Quinto capitolo per il progetto Overseas di Eivind Opsvik, gruppo ad assetto variabile che il bassista, norvegese di nascita ma da anni residente a New York, ha utilizzato a partire dal 2002 per documentare il proprio percorso artistico. Dal 2005 Overseas si è attestato attorno al nucleo formato da Opsvik e Jacob Sacks (piano e tastiere) ...

Article: Live Review

Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians al Teatro Manzoni di Milano

Read "Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians al Teatro Manzoni di Milano" reviewed by Paolo Peviani


Aperitivo in Concerto Teatro Manzoni Milano 22.11.2015 Esploratore come pochi altri, Marc Ribot ha attraversato i territori musicali più disparati. Dal jazz di John Zorn alla canzone d'autore di Joe Henry, dalle atmosfere quintessenzialmente newyorchesi dei Lounge Lizards alla musica cubana di Arsenio Rodriguez, gli ambiti in cui il ...

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Article: Album Review

Iconoclast: Naked Rapture

Read "Naked Rapture" reviewed by Claudio Bonomi


Se state per partire per le vacanze e volete portarvi dietro qualcosa di veramente forte e amate Frank Zappa, John Zorn e i Lounge Lizards allora gli Iconoclast fanno per voi. Questo bizzarro e folle duo newyorchese formato da Julie Joslyn (sax alto, violino, voce, elettronica) e da Leo Ciesa (batteria, percussioni, tastiere ...


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