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John Escreet | Exception To The Rule

John Escreet admires the legacy of Paul Bley, Andrew Hill and Cecil Taylor – his compositions are sometimes simple but significant pieces or full of notes, he doesn’t help our listening, contemporary sounds, restless atmosphere always demanding our full concentration: 42 more words

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Vijay Iyer Trio | Tiny Desk Concert | NPR

These Tiny Desk Concerts are simply wonderful. A small space, an intimate atmosphere, great musicians, remarkable music. This one gathers Vijay Iyer on the piano, … 49 more words

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Saturday Jazz Pianist IV | Brad Mehldau | Introducing Brad Mehldau

Fourth week, fourth pianist: when Brad Mehldau came into my listenings – it caused an immediate impact – the way each hand played a separate melody, his obsessive attention to detail, the dynamics of the improvisation, made clear we were in presence of an extraordinary musician/performer.

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Adam Rogers | David Binney R&B : I Feel a Song Coming On

From guitarist Adam Rogers and  saxophonist Dave Binney‘s last album R&B – comes this tune I Feel a Song Coming On – the quartet is completed with bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Gerald Cleaver – the release happened a few days ago and the work concentrates on bebop, ballads and classics. 15 more words

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John Ellis | Everything Means Nothing To Me

Feel, tone and melody – all come from John Ellis‘s tenor saxophone – a darker atmosphere is present on this track by Elliott Smith… 43 more words

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Eddy Louiss | Bag's Groove

Bag’s Groove is a Milt Jackson’s composition – this version was recorded in Paris – it belongs to the album: Bohemia After Dark (1972) by Eddie Louiss. 39 more words

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Michael Rodriguez | Reverence

First album on the Criss Cross label for Michael Rodriguez – only 33 years old – the trumpet player gathers a remarkable quintet – all from his generation, his collaboration with Haden, Rubalcaba and Bobby Watson refined his creative melodic style and his transparent tone. 35 more words

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