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Wingwalker

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2011
Track listing: Her Exacting Light; Life On Cloud 8; Ending Red Songs; Freud's Convertible; Airspace; Frontiers In Science; Rooftops Speak Dreams; Rookie; Adjusting To Midnight; Live Sports; Wingwalker; I Could Have Danced All Night.

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wingwalker

Read "Wingwalker" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Nell'arte ci sono i geni che illuminano il proprio secolo, ma anche i grandi artisti che vivono una vita appartata lontani dai riflettori, in attesa che il grande pubblico gli riservi l'attenzione che meritano. A questa ristretta schiera appartiene Jane Ira Bloom, protagonista magnifica ma trascurata del jazz contemporaneo sia pur con ben quattordici dischi alle ...

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wingwalker

Read "Wingwalker" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


On Wingwalker, as on her other albums, soprano saxophonist/electronics manipulator Jane Ira Bloom concerns herself with all things mysterious and beautiful. On this album, however, she does considerably more. The saxophonist has connected with the seemingly magical elements that lead her to expand the imagination. She does so as she lets the voice of her straight ...

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wingwalker

Read "Wingwalker" reviewed by Greg Simmons


Saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom is a first-class improviser and composer, and delivers a compelling case for herself on Wingwalker. Full of inventive original compositions, fine performances, and Bloom's rich, natural tone, this record is a standout. Although the soprano saxophone is less frequently heard, this record boldly demands its place at the table with its curved-bell ...

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wingwalker

Read "Wingwalker" reviewed by Wilbert Sostre


There is not a dull or cliché moment on Jane Ira Bloom's fourteenth album, Wingwalker. Her sound has been described as futuristic, and there is certainly some of that on tracks like “Frontiers in Science" and “Live Sports." But, most of all, Bloom is a master composer and musician with a truly unique sound. All compositions ...

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Jane Ira Bloom: Wingwalker

Read "Wingwalker" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


The soprano saxophone often gets a raw deal. Many people see it as a relic from the early ages of jazz, a smooth jazz delivery method or a secondary axe that's only to be used when their alto saxophone, tenor saxophone or clarinet needs a break. While these attitudes are prevalent throughout a large portion of ...

Album

Wingwalker

Label: EmArcy
Released: 2010


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