Results for "Marzio Scholten"
Marzio Scholten (born on June 17th 1982 in Granollers, Spain, and raised in the Netherlands) is regarded as one of the most talented and promising modern jazz guitarists and composers in Europe. In 2006 he graduated from the world renowned Conservatory of Amsterdam. ‘Motherland’, his critically acclaimed CD and debut as a leader, was released in June of 2008. With this CD Marzio has proven to already be one of Holland’s leading jazz guitarists. In 2009 he was nominated for the prestigious Deloitte Jazz Award and selected as ‘Artist Deserving Wider Recognition’ by Stichting JazzNL. Marzio has played his music on many important stages and festivals in his homeland as well as abroad
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: The King is Dead (Long Live the King); Voids, Echoes and Whispers; A Million Ways of Thinking; Air; Oxygen (Interlude); Optimus Prime; The Murals of Seagram; Path to Nirvana; Revolution is Everywhere.
by John Kelman
For his third release, Marzio Scholten capitalizes on the unexpectedly impressive sophomore effort, World of Thought (OAP, 2010)--a sleeper hit from a then-up and coming guitarist who continues on an upward trajectory--by focusing on chemistry and consistency. Only drummer Bob Roos is gone, replaced by Mark Schilders, while World of Thought guest saxophonist Yaniv Nachum is ...
by Iman Spaargaren
Meet Iman Spaargaren: Iman is a multi-reed player, arranger and composer. He has a distinctive way of playing and a very personal tone on his horn. During the past few years Iman has been busy with a wide variety of music groups such as Iman Spaargaren Quartet & Septet, Captain Hook, European Union Quartet ...
by John Kelman
With the impossible volume of music released each and every week, there's always that sinking feeling that something's being missed. When saxophonist Jasper Blom and his quartet delivered their showcase performance at Dutch Jazz & World Meeting 2010, it became immediately clear that this was a contemporary group well worth investigating. Blom is a part of ...
by John Kelman
With New York still a hotbed of musical creativity--with the deep concentration of musicians within such a small geographic region, it would almost be impossible for things not to happen--yet another new scene has emerged over the past decade. Consisting largely of younger players like saxophonist Will Vinson, guitarist Lage Lund and pianist Aaron Parks, it's ...
Featuring the music of Marzio Scholten
by AAJ Staff
Meet Marzio Scholten: Marzio Scholten (1982, Granollers, Spain) is regarded as one of the most talented and promising modern jazz guitarists and composers in The Netherlands. In 2006, he graduated from the renowned Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he studied with Jesse van Ruller, Yuri Honing and many others. Motherland, his critically acclaimed debut as a leader, ...