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Combining jazz and "classical" or "serious" or whatever we call European Art music these days is by no means a new idea. Indeed, when I set out to document the phenomenon I…
Tomasz Stanko is arguably, Poland’s preeminent modern jazz trumpeter. As he selected these works spanning his prolific career with ECM Records, hearkening back to the ‘70s.…
ECM Records, Rarum motif is based upon the legacy of artists who have recorded as leaders or sidemen for the label. And of course, the track selections are left to t…
Ok, so this may not be a jazz group in its purest sense, (is Bill Frisell for that matter?) but New Orleans based Theresa Anderson's music is built from the same foundation…
Trumpeter/flugelhornist Franz Koglmann’s inventive fusions of classical stylizations and progressive jazz are a well-known entity. On this release - underscored by a ti…
Drummer George Schuller is a significant member of today’s progressive jazz scene. Whether performing as a sideman or leading his own projects, Schuller’s pen represents a …
She grew up on a farm in a small town in Sweden, while eventually becoming a band member for blues artist Anders Osborne in 1989. Since then, singer/songwriter/violinist Th…
French guitarist and electronics wiz, Richard Pinhas’ pioneering ways hearken back to the ‘70s with the band, Heldon. Since then, he has continued upon a path, teemi…
Dana Case possesses a soft, yet commanding voice, witnessed on these ten pieces consisting of adult alternative rock fare, spiced up with grandiose, new-age type treatments…
Pianist Greg Jasperse takes a giant step forward with his first ever commercial release entitled ‘Tournesol’ for the Tournesol Music Label. This CD by most standa…