Tom Millar Quartet launch debut album at The
The Press, YorkTom Millar Quartet launch debut album at The Basement Jazz Club in York next monthThe Press, YorkMunk's soaring guitar sound complements Millar's piano playing, as both stretch out over the rhythm section's emphatic grooves. The title track, for example, is a groove tune based around the key of E minor, written while listening to Jan Garbarek's ...
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 8:14 am
Raising the bar: Max Richter's FOH engineer
PSNEuropeRaising the bar: Max Richter's FOH engineer on mixing the ...PSNEuropeSSE Audio London supplied PA and consoles for Max Richter's recent outdoor show at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, as part of the Nocturne concert series.and more »
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 8:00 am
Dronning-opning i jazz - Dagsavisen
Dronning-opning i jazzDagsavisenHan starta tidleg eit samarbeid med musikarar som Peter Gabriel og Sting, og på den lange merittlista dukka også Jan Garbarek opp. Til opningskonerten i operaen samla Katche eit band med saksofonist Tore Brunborg, trompetist Mathias Eick, tangentmann ...
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 1:50 am
Lekent fra Jan Garbarek - iTromsø
iTromsøLekent fra Jan GarbarekiTromsøJan Garbarek Group består nå av Rainer Brüninghaus, som har vært hans keyboardist gjennom mange år, den brasilianske bassisten Yuri Daniel som fikk den vanskelige oppgava å hoppe etter Wirkola etter at den mangeårige samarbeidspartneren ...
Posted on 13 August 2017 | 9:35 pm
Anja Garbarek's 'Smiling and Waving' -
PopMattersAnja Garbarek's 'Smiling and Waving'PopMattersIt heralded a new talent, but much of Garbarek's presence then was noted for her associations with a slightly more famous Garbarek, her musician father Jan—whose esoteric jazz compositions have been capturing imaginations around the world since the ...
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 12:12 am
Chris Potter's Underground Orchestra --
In 1969, German record producer Manfred Eicher founded ECM, a label which would change music history. Since then his "Edition of Contemporary Music" imprint has more than lived up to its name, issuing well over a thousand albums by classic jazz, experimental, world and classical artists.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 12:14 am
Debashish Bhattacharya - 'Slide Guitar
Debashish is back to basics with his album, but his 'basics' are spectacularly virtuosic and uplifting as he takes us on a tour of his own variations on Indian Slide Guitar in a series or Ragas that go from last light to first light.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 6:15 am
Eberhard Weber: Encore
How we rate: our writers tend to review music they like within their preferred genres. In a time when too many things that seem unfair create victims rather than heroes, the world needs more people like Eberhard Weber.
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 12:16 am
The Full Works Concert
Morales: Parce Mihi Domine. Jan Garbarek (saxophone), Hilliard Ensemble. Granados: Six Escenas Romanticas. Alicia de Laroccha (piano). Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen. Sarah Chang (violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Placido Domingo. Franco ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Jan Garbarek Group, Stormen, Bodø
Jan Garbarek opens Bodø Jazz Open at the Arctic Circle city's Stormen concert hallAll photos © Henrik Dvergsdal/Bodø Jazz Open Norway’s celebrated jazz colossus Jan Garbarek hadn’t played the north Norwegian city of Bodø for 15 years. Moreover ...
Posted on 25 January 2015 | 8:01 am
Jan Garbarek Group: Wayfarer
. I was fortunate enough to have seen this group in a small club while on a trip to Boston the same year, and I still remember it to this day. in the drum chair, but Wayfarer's three wonderfully atmospheric, extended pieces—the opening "Gesture," second ...
Posted on 23 December 2014 | 8:00 am
Jan Garbarek: Improvising is about finding a
I can’t tell where this photograph was taken, but I’m pretty sure it was before I started working with the Hilliard Ensemble, in 1993. I remember wearing that particular jacket on stage in the late Eighties, so I’d be about 40. I’m playing the ...
Posted on 6 November 2014 | 12:31 am
Keith Jarrett/Jan Garbarek/Palle
Keith Jarrett has amassed such an imposing body of work, it will be fascinating to see how his legacy shakes out. It’s safe to say a large bloc of his jazz followers will rate his live solo piano recordings, with their remarkable extended improvisations ...
Posted on 18 November 2012 | 4:00 pm
Resolved Question: Soprano, alto, tenor and
Here are mine:
Soprano: Jan Garbarek
Alto: Art Pepper
Tenor: Charles Lloyd
Baritone: John Surman Thanks for all the answers. Obviously, there really was/is no "best" answer for this, but Wire And String's inclusion of Eric Dolphy (a favorite of mine, too) tipped things in that direction. As it is, I am thinking that any of our favorites lists could change with some frequency... I've been listening to a lot of Rahsaan Roland Kirk the past few days and he could readily be substituted for either Garbarek or Lloyd in my list...
Posted on 28 December 2016 | 1:38 pm
Resolved Question: Where's all the good
Frank Zappa is my hero. He is the reason why I decided to go to school and major in music. Are there any other musical geniuses like him in the world today that I may not know about?
Posted on 28 October 2013 | 3:58 pm
Resolved Question: What musicians are ahead
Think of a musical artist from a more recent period (say, in the second half of the 20th century and beyond) whose music was so avant garde and unfamiliar that it provoked a similarly puzzled reaction from audiences experiencing it for the first time.
Posted on 22 October 2013 | 1:32 pm
Resolved Question: Favorite Jazz Albums?
What are yours?
Posted on 3 March 2013 | 11:40 am
Resolved Question: Could anyone help me
All I know is that it's part of a saxophone quartet. I have no idea which quartet, by which composer, although it definitely sounds contemporary to me. Help please, I've been trying to get to the bottom of this for a very long time now. Thank you.
Posted on 12 August 2012 | 11:32 pm