October 21, 2021
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Greg Yasinitsky. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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The most famous and probably greatest jazz baritonist of all time, Gerry Mulligan was a giant. A flexible soloist who was always ready to jam with anyone from ...
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Bill Evans would have earned his place in the jazz history books if only for his role on Miles Davis’ landmark 1959 set Kind of Blue. But the ...
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Claus Waidtløw has been one of the most highly respected jazz musicians in Denmark for nearly two decades. Originally an alto saxophonist, Waidtløw is primarily known today for ...
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True improvisers always seek new avenues and vehicles to inspire themselves in their art. Keyboard master Denny Zeitlin and percussion guru George Marsh have continued to push their ...
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Greg Skaff doesn’t often get to drive the bus. Best known for his work in organ trios, he’s frequently confined to accompaniment duty, which means that his brisk, ...
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Hans Backenroth is one of Scandinavia’s foremost bassists who played with Arne Domnérus, Kjell Öhman, Monica Zetterlund, Rebecka Törnqvist, Bernt Rosengren, Claes Janson and a long list of ...
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Pierre Bertrand has developed a long-standing collaboration with the painter and plastic artist Jean-Antoine Hierro, who notably produced a painting that constituted the cover of the album Joy ...
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From his Sardinia Paolo Fresu launches the new Time in Jazz 2021, the music festival now in its 34th edition. The notes of the greats in Berchidda and in ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer John Armato. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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This project showcases a union between two artists expressing their infinite love of the piano after years of joint concerts and international collaboration. Laurent de Wilde is a ...
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Described as somewhere between Steps Ahead to early Pat Metheny Group, award-winning composer \x26 drummer Martin Brandqvist leads this cinematic-sounding project of four skillful Swedish improvisors. Their debut album ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Johannes Enders. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Good things are worth waiting for. Lars Danielsson had recorded just a few tracks for a new Liberetto album in late 2019. So, when a window appeared in ...
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Obed Calvaire, Bob Franceschini, Kevin Hays, and Orlando Le Fleming will be releasing their album, Whole Lotta Love: The Music of Led Zeppelin with Chesky Records this summer. ...
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Born in Darmstadt, guitarist Volker Kriegel (1943–2003) was still a teenager when he made his debut in the late 50s, at a time when the guitar was still ...
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World-renowned bassist and producer Brian Bromberg finds inspiration during the pandemic with a funk driven album that conjures the spirit of the open road. ‘A Little Driving Music’ ...
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Aaron Myers, who grew up outside Corsicana, addresses Black life in America on his latest effort, ‘The Pride Album.’ When Aaron Myers was growing up in Goodlow, Texas, ...
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Fallen Heroes, the stirring new album from drummer Willie Jones III, honors the sterling musicians we have lost in recent years — with a particular focus on several ...
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As quiet as it is kept, vocalist/composer Meredith d’Ambrosio has become one of jazz music’s most highly regarded storytellers and performers. Her artful approach to musical interpretation has ...
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A full 5 euros from every physical CD album sold – be it in person, at a gig or via the Timezone webshop – helps save our planet. ...
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Petersburg label Rainy Days Records has released the fifth album of the American-Venezuelan pianist Benito Gonzales. Famous jazz musicians participated in the recording of the disc at the ...
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It’s barely six months since Chris Potter single-handedly created the best jazz album of 2020. Back then, social distancing dictated that he play all the saxes, guitars, keyboards ...
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Produced by the Apulian label Dodicilune, distributed in Italy and abroad by IRD and in the best online stores by Believe Digital, Claudio Angeleri’s “Music from the castle ...
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A decades-long institution in Ann Arbor, home of the University of Michigan, and also the nearby Metro Detroit area, the Lunar Octet is back with a potent collection ...
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Retirement is out of the question for Klaus Doldinger, who celebrates his 85th birthday on 12 May 2021. Always devoted to his passion for music, his ears are ...
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Originating from the Duo FJORD the Richie Winkler Project features now four musicians RICHIE WINKLER, BURKHARD FRAUENLOB, WOLFRAM DERSCHMIDT and CHRISTIAN STOLZ, each one an expert in interpreting ...
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Meaningful musical partnerships can emerge from musicians of any persuasion and background. The language of jazz has tended to be the most pliable, as composers and improvisers have ...
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To attract an audience for a jazz record these days, it helps to begin with a big idea—a tribute to one (or several!) legends, a conceptual work exploring ...
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The Dutch jazz trumpeter Ack van Rooyen has a sound is so unmistakable that it only takes a few seconds, a few notes, to identify him. A sound ...
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Jazz interview with jazz pianist and composer Andreas Hertel. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Belgian-born, Oslo-based pianist Jonas Cambien couldn’t have chosen better partners than Andreas Wildhagen and André Roligheten to perform his cleverly constructed compositions. On its third studio album, his ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Francesco Amenta. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Sweet jazz saxophone magic Francesco Amenta – MIDTOWN WALK:  I just love original jazz, and seven of the eight tunes on this sweet jazz saxophone album were penned ...
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The musical life of the American jazz saxophonist Gary Bartz is busy and eventful. The eighty-year-old American Bartz jammed with Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan and Pharoah Sanders at ...
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A good piece of rocking jazz, miles away from an academic approach but with a good shot of euphoric guitar and down-to-earth energy instead. Here the band “Tini ...
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The ElectroAcoustic Ensemble was formed in 1990 as a sextet to explore the possibilities of real-time signal processing in an improvising context. and shortly became an opus magnum ...
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For many years Evan Parker, one of the greatest post-Coltrane saxophonists, has played a monthly gig at the London club The Vortex. These gigs in part illustrate Evan’s ...
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In 1993, Steen Vig was one of the danish musicians to receive the Jazzpar Award which consisted of appearances on the Jazzpar concert tour with the opportunity of ...
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Keyboardist James Francies emerged on the global scene just eight years ago, but it’s safe to say he hit the ground running. As both an accompanist and a soloist, ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Helene Arntzen. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Many musicians dream of making a record with a symphony orchestra, but few can afford to make it a reality. Thanks to an extraordinary ability to compose melodies ...
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Jen Shyu, “Living’s a Gift | Part 3: My Unsolved Regrets” Zero Grasses: Ritual For the Losses is the latest artistic statement from Jen Shyu, a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Frank Roberscheuten. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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St. Louis, home of great bar-b-que, the Gateway Arch, the Chesterfield Jazz and Wine Festival and drumming legend himself, Dave Weckl. Filmed and recorded at the 2019 Chesterfield ...
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The unique recording of the last live show Martial Solal played after a 70 year long career. Martial Solal “When I walked onto the stage on January 23, ...
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On April 6, 2021, an album based on an interesting concept will be available for sale. Two Polish musicians inspired by Haruki Murakami’s idea described in one of ...
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World-renowned drummer/composer, & producer/beatmaker, the bad musicians Myele Manzanza, has proved that he’s an artist who continues to dissolve the borders between modern jazz and electronic beat production. ...
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As I write these words in Chicago during May of 2020 and look back on the week of activity in January that led to these recordings with István ...
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“Morricone Stories” is a 2021 studio album dedicated to the work of Ennio Morricone, jazz saxophonist Stefano Di Battista featuring a jazz ensemble. The album contains twelve jazz ...
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The living legend, drummer Steve Gadd, is still very much at it. Gadd, of course, won Grammys in 2017 and 2019 with this band (or the core of ...
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In American jazz, it is difficult to find a musician who consistently defends the ideas of post-bop in his work and feels so comfortable in the field of ...
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What do the jazz greats Albert Mangelsdorff, Michael Wollny, Julian and Roman Wasserfuhr, Richie Beirach, Clark Terry and Lee Konitz have in common? Or rather: Who …? German ...
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William Parker.
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Once upon a time, three musicians, who came of age together during the last century’s thriving free jazz scene in Memphis, joined forces in far off Little Rock. ...
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NEAR THE POND, the new album by American cornetist Kirk Knuffke (born 1980), Swedish bassist/cellist Thommy Andersson (born 1973), and Swedish vocalist Josefine Cronholm (born 1971) explores cross-continental ...
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This remarkable trio recording spans the total arc of creative, structured and intuitive musical creation in the piano trio setting. Known for their work with the quartet “Many ...
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Jazz interview with jazz composer and conductor Ian Charleton. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Ian Charleton is a graduate of the famous University of North Texas Jazz Studies program, and the university big band sound has never left him. He arranged and ...
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With a name revered in the jazz world but almost totally unrecognised elsewhere, Tommy Flanagan, who died in 2001 aged 71, was the complete pianist. In the late ...
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Jazz interview with jazz guitarist Dom Minasi. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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