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Franco D'Andrea: La sostenibile leggerezza del suonare

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L'occasione è troppo bella per lasciarsela sfuggire: il Maestro Franco D'Andrea è a Roma (siamo nella seconda metà di Settembre) per registrare il suo nuovo disco presso gli studi del Parco della Musica, e siamo stati invitati ad assistere alla sessione. Sono previste due giornate, e il nostro appuntamento è fissato per il primo giorno, nelle ...

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"Sicily Jass" e il primo secolo del jazz discografico

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Nel 2017 ricorre un importante anniversario per il jazz. Risale infatti a cento anni fa, esattamente al 26 Febbraio 1917, l'incisione di quello che è generalmente considerato il primo disco di jazz della storia, un 78 giri contenente due brani, uno per facciata: “Livery Stable Blues" e “One Step," registrati dalla Original Dixieland Jass Band (il ...

ARTICLE: FROM FAR AND WIDE

The World's First International Online Contest by 7 Virtual Jazz Club

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On December 19th 2016, the first international online jazz contest ended with the announcement of the three winners. Organized by Valerio Pappi the artistic director of “7 Virtual Jazz Club" the inaugural edition of this innovative competition was dedicated to cornetist Nick La Rocca. Born of Sicilian parents in jny: New Orleans, La Rocca, despite the ...

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24 Hours of Umbria Jazz 2010

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Imagine traveling by car for hours in the summer heat of Italy's July 2010. At last it is early evening, and you reach the borders of a breathtaking medieval town. A soft breeze blows around you while you walk through the steep slopes which lead you to the centre. You follow the sounds you so eagerly ...


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