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Jeb Bishop Flex Quartet: Re-Collect

Read "Re-Collect" reviewed by John Sharpe

Trombonist Jeb Bishop doesn't have a whole slew of leadership dates to his credit in spite of being active on the scene since the early 1990s. His most high profile gigs have been as part of the Vandermark 5, and also Peter Brötzmann's Chicago Tentet, though he also has Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra and the ...

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La generosità di Jorrit Dijkstra

Read "La generosità di Jorrit Dijkstra" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Cinquantenne sassofonista di Eindhoven, anima (fra le altre) di The Whammies, gruppo dedito alla rilettura del songbook di Steve Lacy, Jorrit Dijkstra sforna album con una certa generosità tramite la sua etichetta discografica Driff Records, evitando accuratamente i colpi a salve. Jorrit Dijkstra, Pandelis Karayorgis, Nate McBride, Curt Newton Matchbox

Play The Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 3, Live

Label: Driff Records
Released: 2014
Track listing: Bumprs; Snorts/Papa’s Midnight Hop; Letter/Palermo-Orgosolo; Statons; The Kiss; Revolutionary Suicide; Sublimation; Hornin’ In.

Play the Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 3 Live

Label: Driff Records
Released: 2014
Track listing: Bumpers (to Vincent Lopez); Snorts (to Pablo Picasso) / Papa’s Midnight Hop (to Kurt Aebi); Letter (to Hoagie Carmichael) / Palermo-Orgosolo; Stations (to Thelonoius Monk); The Kiss (to Maurice Ravel); Revolutionary Suicide (to Huey Newton); Sublimation (to Sun Ra); Hornin’ In.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

The Whammies: Play the Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 3 Live

Read "Play the Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 3 Live" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Snocciolando un mazzetto di temi (ciascuno con la sua brava dedica) certo non fra i più trafficati del repertorio di Steve Lacy, alla cui musica si vanno dedicando da alcuni anni con ammirevole applicazione e felicità ispirativa, The Whammies confezionano un'altra piccola (o grande?) gemma, stavolta con la particolarità della dimensione live (nello specifico nel marzo ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

The Whammies: Play The Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 3, Live

Read "Play The Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 3, Live" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The third volume of Steve Lacy dedications by the cover/not cover band The Whammies is a live recording from their 2014 tour. Recorded in Italy and Austria, the band performs their self-described “instant-arranging" of mostly Lacy tunes that in true-to-form fashion elicit surprise and clever improvisation.Saxophonist Steve Lacy, who passed away in 2004, would ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Jason Roebke: Combination

Read "Combination" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Chicagoan double bassist Jason Roebke has developed a distinct sound of his own, intensely physical, audacious and highly rhythmical. He leads and plays in bands on both sides of the Atlantic, including the trans-Atlantic The Whammies dedicated to the music of Steve Lacy, and drummer Mike Reed's People, Places and Things. Roebke's ...

Save the Date - Marzo

Read "Save the Date - Marzo" reviewed by Luca Canini

Sito nuovo, nuova rubrica. Inauguriamo oggi uno spazio segnalazioni che diventerà un appuntamento mensile. Una sorta di breve guida al meglio del meglio di quel che offrono i palchi italiani e non, i concerti e i festival che a nostro giudizio (a nostro insindacabile e inoppugnabile giudizio) meritano di essere raccomandati. Nulla di ragionato o di ...

The Whammies: Play The Music Of Steve Lacy

Label: Driff Records
Released: 2013
Track listing: Bone; As Usual; The Wire; Ducks; Dutch Masters; I Feel A Draft; The Whammies!; Locomotive.


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