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Paul Hofmann

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Article: Album Review

Andrew Nixon, Ed Croft, Joe Goretti: In Congruence

Read "In Congruence" reviewed by Chris May


Every now and again an album comes along by a musician you have never heard of which knocks you sideways and, having done so, picks you up and makes you feel better about the world. Such an album is pianist Andrew Nixon's self-released debut, In Congruence. Nixon, we learn from his website, is ...

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News: Festival

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Heads into Last Three Days!

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Heads into Last Three Days!

Rochester, NY -- The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) presented by M&T Bank, is heading into its last three days tonight, wrapping up June 19. The Festival's ninth edition started Friday June 11 featuring headliners Jeff Beck, Gladys Knight, Keb' Mo', Herbie Hancock, John Pizzarelli, and Bernie Williams. The Festival is delivering a wide range ...

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Topsy Turvy

Label: MHR Records
Released: 2004
Track listing: Part One: Hi-Ya; Topsy Turvy; Lush Life; In the Tradition
Part Two: Listen to My Heart; The Feeling is Mutual; Ivy; I Will Be Right There
Part Three: Blue Note Medley: Nicely/A Tribute to Someone; Blues for Red
Part Four: Bartok; Do Not Disturb; Bolivia; Body and Soul; Bye-Ya

Album

New Inventions

Label: MHR Records
Released: 2004
Track listing: Three Short Pieces: Sonatina, A Sad Song, Thirds for Paul
New Inventions: No. 1 in C, No. 2 in C Minor, No. 3 in D-Flat, No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, No. 5 in D, No. 6 in D Minor, No. 7 in E-Flat, No 8. in E-Flat Minor, No. 9 in E, No 10. in E Minor, No. 11 in F, No. 12 in F Minor, No. 13 in F-Sharp, No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, No. 15 in G, No. 16 in G Minor, No. 17 in A-Flat, No. 18 in G-Sharp Minor, No. 19 in A, No. 20 in A Minor, No. 21 in B-Flat, No. 22 in B-Flat Minor, No. 23 in B, No. 24 in B Minor
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Article: Album Review

Paul Hofmann: New Inventions

Read "New Inventions" reviewed by John Kelman


Integrating classical influences within an improvisational context is nothing new. What is less common, however, is the idea that there is a syntactical similarity between jazz artists including Bud Powell, Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington and classical composers including Chopin and J.S. Bach. With New Inventions pianist/ composer Paul Hofmann bridges the gap between these seemingly ...

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Article: Album Review

Paul Hofmann: Topsy Turvy

Read "Topsy Turvy" reviewed by John Kelman


Some people might say that hard bop and bebop albums are a dime a dozen. Certainly there is a plethora of artists out there who continue to mine the wealth of commonly-played material. Harder to find are artists like pianist Paul Hofmann, a performer/composer/educator who chooses to examine lesser-known tunes by artists including Herbie Hancock, Sonny ...


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