Kategorie: Musik

Jason Anick and Jason Yeager: United

Violinist m: Jason Anick and pianist m: Jason Yeager share an open-minded approach to jazz. Anick is best known as a member of the neo-Gypsy Jazz ensemble Rhythm Future Quartet , while Yeager performs post-bop and third stream music. But this album presents a mostly original… Source: …

Alex Cline's Flower Garland Orchestra: Oceans of Vows

Despite being a key participant in the “Left Coast” scene of more avant-leaning music from the American west coast–in particular, part of the Cryptogramophone imprint that, while less active than in its “glory days” during the first years of the new millennium–Alex Cline releases so infrequently a…  …

1982: Chromola

Remarkably, given that Chromola is only 1982’s fifth album release, it also marks the tenth anniversary of the trio’s formation. In 2007, drummer Oyvind Skarbo asked fiddler Nils Okland if the two could form a duo to play a concert series Skarbo ran. Okland agreed if they could …

Peter Madsen: Satin Doll – A Tribute to Billy Strayhorn

The true beauty and utility of the Great American Songbook is the durability of the music in response to interpretation, often jarring and drastic. French pianist m: Martial Solal made a master’s class of demonstrating the music’s vitality on his uniformly excellent Live at the Village Va…  …

LABtrio: Nature City

When you consider the ages of the musicians of this trio from Belgium (26, 28 and 30 years) you notice it is a young group. When you take into account the decade these three musicians, bassist Anneleen Boehme, drummer m: Lander Gyselinck and pianist m: Bram de Looze, …

Ensemble Pamplemousse: This Is The Uplifting Part

This Is The Uplifting Part by Ensemble Pamplemousse, is an unusual album not just in content, but also in format. Offered only as a video release, it is available on a limited USB stick (encased in a replication of a cassette) or as a video download. A non-conventional …

Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures: Glare of the Tiger

Back in the late 1960s/early 70s, maybe we weren’t ready for it. The Beatles explored psychedelia and Indian music, as did a plugged-in m: Miles Davis. Then came m: John McLaughlin‘s Shakti, m: Don Cherry, m: Yusef Lateef, and Joe Zawinul’s Weather Rep… Source: Album Reviews