Jazz Quad Reviews Dave Liebman & Joe Lovano’s “Compassion: The Music of John Coltrane”

June 21, 2017Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad В принципе, обложка альбома уже дает достаточно информации о его фабуле: мы видим на ней трех саксофонистов. Двое выдающихся джазовых саксофонистов современности (это не «красное словцо» от автора этих строк, а просто констатация факта – в любых опросах любых изданий и организаций уже много лет подряд Джо Ловано по классу тенор-саксофона … Read More

Cadence Magazine Reviews Four LLP Titles

June 19, 2017Reviews

by Robert Rusch, Cadence Magazine B.J. JANSEN [bari] presents a bop date that goes down smoothly on COMMON GROUND [Ronin Jazz 20170501]. This sextet [Delfeayo Marsalis-tbn, Duane Eubanks-tpt. Ralph Peterson-drm, Dezron Douglas-b, Zaccai Curtis-p] recording moves along nicely [8/9&10/16]. The compositions [9 tunes plus 3 alternate takes – 64:42] are mostly Jansen originals and the … Read More

Bird is the Worm reviews Jeff Siegel’s “King of Xhosa”

June 17, 2017Reviews

by Dave Sumner, Bird is the Worm Jeff “Siege” Siegel Quartet – King of Xhosa (Self-Produced) This collaboration between drummer Jeff Siegel and trumpeter Feya Faku is at its best when it digs into some spiritual jazz.  Things get plenty evocative and there’s a deft balance between intensity and joyfulness.  Nothing wrong with the tracks … Read More

Trio Ciclos’ Mobiles Vol. 1 featured in Argonauta Magazine

June 15, 2017Reviews

by Roberto Binda, Argonauta  MÓBILES VOL.1 CD La Kinetic Art introduceva nella scultura, all’interno del quadro e nell’arte tutta il movimento. Uno dei personaggi chiave per il suo sviluppo fu Alexander Calder che attraverso le sue sculture cinetiche denominate “Mobiles” introdusse tra i primi, ritmi e principi del moto cosmico. Inevitabilmente anche la musica si … Read More

The Guardian Reviews “Compassion: The Music of John Coltrane”

June 15, 2017Reviews

Liebman/Lovano: Compassion: Music of John Coltrane review – a powerful tribute by John Fordham, The Guardian 4/5stars Ten years ago, for the 40th anniversary of the inspirational saxophonist John Coltrane’s death, the BBC’s Jazz on 3 commissioned a tribute from sax virtuosi Dave Liebman and Joe Lovano, embracing the hard-bop Coltrane of the late 1950s … Read More