Results for "Naxos"
by Alberto Bazzurro
Quattordici improvvisazioni di durata varia (da poco più di un minuto a quasi nove) compongono questo album dagli esiti abbastanza diversificati. La partenza, e tutta la prima parte, regalano in effetti momenti degni di attenzione, costruzioni non banali, anche ricche (a tratti), diremmo ispirate. Col trascorrere dei brani, tuttavia, viene un po' a mancare non tanto ...
Track listing: Steel-Ribbed Dance; The Calling; Grotesque Fantasy; Walk of Intensity; Iron Stars; Flutter Gaze; Silver Shore; The Wake; Unseen Fires; Crystal Splash; Breath of Validation; Black Box Thinking; Scissor Shower; Rusty Locks.
Piano & More: Rich Halley 5, Casey Golden Trio, Jeff Denson Quartet, Fred Hersch Trio, Peter Erskine Trio, & Sirius Quartet
by Mark Sullivan
An assortment of striking jazz/improvisation recordings. Three of them are piano trios--each with their own unique character--but two of them have no piano, or any other harmonic instrument. Rich Halley 5 The Outlier Pine Eagle Records 2016 Tenor saxophonist Rich Halley's longstanding quartet with trombonist Michael Vlatkovich, ...
by Mark Sullivan
Eberhard Weber Eberhard Weber: The Jubilee Concert Naxos 2015 German bassist Eberhard Weber's 75th birthday celebration has already been documented in audio form on Hommage à Eberhard Weber (ECM, 2015). This video document more fully captures the celebratory tone of the event, includes a bit of bonus material, and perhaps ...
By Steven Mayer
Track listing: Le Banjo – Fantaisie grotesque; The Last Hope – Meditation relifieuse; Pasquinade – Caprice; Berceuse; Grande Fataisie triomphale sur I’hymne national bresilien; Le songe d’une nuit d’ete; Fantome de Bonheur; Reflets due passe – Reverie; La Nuit des tropiques – Symphonie romantique.
by C. Michael Bailey
New Orleans native Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829--1969) was the first important American composer and pianist. The son of a Jewish business man and a Creole mother, Gottschalk was urbane and cosmopolitan is a way not typical for the period. He composed and played on a Chickering piano as big as a house and heavy as a ...