Results for "MIRAGE"
by Chris May
The bi-annual Young Jazz Musician competition was launched by Britain's public service broadcaster, the BBC, in 2014. As with all arts awards, the final selection tends to be a lottery, with the judges tasked with picking a winner from among five close-matched contestants. 2020 was no exception. The final was televised on November 22 and the ...
Label: Self Released
Track listing: Almost Like Being In Love; Wave; Mirage; I’ll Follow My Secret Heart; Sonnymoon For Two; What Is This Thing Called Love?; A Sleepin’ Bee; Tres De Catarce; Just The Way You Look Tonight.
Featuring the music of Open Source Trio
by Hrayr Attarian
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Brian Landrus' Mirage is his most accomplished, and thematically unified recording to date. The music shimmers like the phenomenon of the title as pastel colored harmonies of a string quartet bleed into the deep, earthy tones of low reeds and the fusion-like sounds of the band, Kaleidoscope.On Don't Close Your Eyes" ...
by Dave Wayne
Thus far, every recording by low-end multi-reed artist Brian Landrus has been refreshingly different. The NEC grad burst on to the scene a few years back with Forward (Cadence Jazz Records, 2008) a richly textured free-leaning acoustic jazz album created with a large ensemble of seasoned jazz veterans such as pianist Michael Cain and drummer Bob ...
by AAJ Italy Staff
Non so come e quando sia nato il sodalizio fra questi tre improvvisatori; ignoro se quella documentata da Mirage sia stata la loro unica esibizione dal vivo (nel novembre 2011 alla Towson University di Baltimora, dove Eskelin ha studiato e dove spesso ritorna con i suoi vari progetti) o se, prima o dopo, ci siano state ...
by Glenn Astarita
The Rolling Stones, Yes, and other prominent bands have incorporated the pedal steel guitar into the rock vernacular. Here, pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn extends this instrument beyond customary Americana or Country & Western formats and becomes the link between modern jazz champions, tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin and bassist Michael Formanek. She builds a bridge for ...
Label: ADM Records
Track listing: 01. Toll Road (Corrado Sgura) - 5:19; 02. April (Corrado Sgura) - 6:23; 03. Moonlight Waltz (Corrado Sgura) - 5:37; 04. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern) - 6:41; 05. Across the Funky (Corrado Sgura) - 4:49; 06. How Insensitive (A.C. Jobim) - 4:12; 07. Free the Noose (Corrado Sgura) - 1:53.