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Article: Book Review

Gerlando Gatto - L'altra metà del jazz

Read "Gerlando Gatto - L'altra metà del jazz" reviewed by Neri Pollastri


L'altra metà del jazz Gerlando Gatto 255 pagine ISBN: 978-88-97705-81-9 Kappa Vu, Udine 2018 Circa un anno dopo il suo Gente di Jazz (clicca qui per leggerne la recensione) Gerlando Gatto torna a pubblicare un nuovo libro di interviste. La novità--come annuncia il titolo parafrastico--sta nel tipo di ...

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Article: Album Review

Radka Toneff: Fairytales

Read "Fairytales" reviewed by Gareth Thompson


Norway's best-selling jazz album ever is also a recording laced with tragedy. Only weeks after its 1982 release, singer Radka Toneff was found dead in the Bygdøy woods, near Oslo. She was aged thirty. The verdict was suicide caused by an overdose of sleeping pills. Toneff was born in 1952 and by her ...

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Article: Album Review

Torhild Ostad / Carsten Dahl: Jeg roper til deg

Read "Jeg roper til deg" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard


Back in 1982, the Norwegian singer, Radka Toneff, released a very special duo album with the American pianist, Steve Dobrogosz, called Fairytales. Since then, the fate of the music has also become something of a fairytale, with the album being chosen as one of the best Norwegian albums of all time. It seems ...

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Article: Album Review

Lars Jansson Trio: Koan

Read "Koan" reviewed by James Pearse


The second Lars Jansson Trio recording of 2012, after the outing with Ensemble MidtVest on Worship Of Self (Prophone, 2012), is a deep and reflective one. Koan not only remembers the victims of the 2011 tsunami, but also pays homage to the people of Japan and their unique culture.Lars Jansson Trio is something of ...

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Butterfly

Label: Odin
Released: 2008

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Set It Free - Et Portrett Av Radka Toneff

Label: Odin
Released: 2008

Album

Live In Hamburg

Label: Odin
Released: 1993

Album

It Don't Come Easy

Label: Odin
Released: 1990

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Fairytales

Label: Odin
Released: 1986
Track listing: The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress; Come Down In Time; Lost In The Stars; Mystery Man; My Funny Valentine; Nature Boy; Long Daddy Green; Wasted; Before Love Went Out Of Style; I Read My Sentence.


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