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24.09.2019
'Live in Europe' crowns what was a momentous year for pianist Fred Hersch. Capturing his trio - with longtime associates, bassist John Hébert and drummer Eric McPherson - in peak form, the new album signals a high level mark for an ensemble that has been garnering critical and popular praise for nearly a decade. Consisting of six Hersch originals and two significant compositions apiece from
24.09.2019
Born from the meeting between Yoann LOUSTALOT and Julien TOUERY, active and talented musicians of the new generation of French jazz, this new quartet also highlights the captivating Eric SURMENIAN and Laurent PARIS. A friendship story above all but not that, the four musicians present here are confirmed and inspired instrumentalists. Listening to the first notes, we realize that they were made to
24.09.2019
Ed Carlsen has announced his latest solo album. Due out September 27th through Moderna Records, Morning Hour is a breakthrough on both a personal and musical level, with the composer/producer returning to his roots as a classically trained guitarist and finding a more positive outlook overall. “It’s when I’m calm that ideas start popping up in my head,” explains Carlsen. “Inspiration comes from
24.09.2019
Vida Blue shared an excerpt from “Weepa,” the fifth track on Crossing Lines, a new studio album due out September 20 via Phish keyboardist Page McConnell‘s Keyed Records imprint. The core band of McConnell, guitarist Adam Zimmon, bassist Oteil Burbridge and drummer Russell Batiste is joined by the Spam Allstars on the track. Genre: Jazz Fusion, Jam Band Quality: MP3 CBR 320 kbps / FLAC (tracks)
23.09.2019
Lyrically played by one of a new generation of French players, Ballad in Red is a beautifully recorded, imaginative collection of music for harp. Hindemith’s Sonata, written on the eve of the Second World War and his only work for harp, is a supremely evocative vision of music beyond death. Caplet’s Conte fantastique, with its blood-soaked climax, is brilliantly done by Ceysson and his
23.09.2019
Craig Morris, former principal trumpet player of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has recorded brilliant solo trumpet versions of three Philip Glass classics. Morris’s new recording features works ranging from Glass’s constantly shifting Melodies (1995) to the driving minimalist rhythms and figures of Gradus (1968) and Piece in the Shape of a Square (1967). Melodies was written as incidental music
23.09.2019
In their very first recording together, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin render Frédéric Chopin’s concertos for piano and orchestra, two vibrant and poetic works that the composer wrote in his early 20s. Having come to the end of his musical studies in 1829, and faced with the necessity of supporting himself, Chopin made preliminary plans to leave Warsaw
23.09.2019
Vlado Perlemuter and Jean Hubeau’s pupil, Michel Dalberto has established himself during a forty year career as a master. As an ardent defender of French music, he launched a series dedicated to Debussy, Fauré, Franck and Ravel on the Aparté record label. “I wish to prove myself worthy of the teachers who used to provide a specific idea of French music made of severity and sensuality, a mixture
23.09.2019
Discover some of the greatest pieces of minimalist music ever written, performed here by Signum artists including Tenebrae, Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Julian Bliss and the Armonico Consort. Genre: Classical, Minimal Quality: MP3 CBR 320 kbps / FLAC (tracks) Size: 573 / 1006 Mb Label: Signum Records Catalogue Number: Digital Release Total Time: 04:10:14 Tracklist 1. Joby Burgess – Electric Counterpoint:
23.09.2019
The Philadelphia-born trumpeter-bandleader Wallace Roney has been a significant force on the jazz scene from the age 16. With twenty one recordings as a leader, and some impressive work with McCoy Tyner, Dizzy Gillespie, Elvin Jones, Chick Corea, and as the protegé of Miles Davis. Roney has secured his place in jazz history as a member of VSOP. This new CD, features Roney as the mentor and