Namibia: Haffner Brings His 'Kind of Spain'
Namibia: Haffner Brings His 'Kind of Spain' to NamibiaAllAfrica.com... of Flamenco and Spanish folklore. Supported by a bass, piano and vibraphone, Haffner is well known for the "Haffner Touch" that has made onto international stages with artists including including Al Jarreau, Pat Metheny, Jan Garbarek, Nils Landgren ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 5:45 am
Közös hangok nyomában - Világgazdaság
VilággazdaságKözös hangok nyomábanVilággazdaságA két hónapon át tartó programfolyam páratlan zenei élményeket tartogat. Az összetartozás jegyében hallgathatunk többek között lengyel jazz zongorát, de cseh a capella formációt is. A Visegrádi Négyek művészei uralják december 15-ig a Várkert Bazár ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 2:07 am
Terje Rypdal: Bleak House Review - Paste
Paste MagazineTerje Rypdal: Bleak House ReviewPaste MagazineWhere he truly comes into his own sound is with the marvelous improvisation “Winter Serenade.” Through six minutes of freeform playing, Rypdal and a smaller ensemble (including fellow future jazz giant Jan Garbarek) set the blueprint for the first part ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 11:24 pm
Review: Habadekuk at the Lichfield Guildhall
Lichfield LiveReview: Habadekuk at the Lichfield GuildhallLichfield Live... and slow airs mixing in with lively polkas, and appalachian forms that bought to mind the music of such composers as Aaron Copeland or the wistful saxophone sound of Jan Garbarek on slower ballads such as Habadekuk, with its gently building ...
Posted on 7 October 2017 | 9:09 am
A unique art/music “happening” at
Cumbria CrackA unique art/music “happening” at Florence ArtsCumbria CrackFuMar's experimental classical/ jazz fusion has been compared to the sounds of Jan Garbarek. Their second album “Lanercost Sessions 2 ” (CD Baby 2016) received acclaim for it's original compositions and dark atmospheric soundscapes. Come down to ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 8:05 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