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Minimalism may have run its course but there are pieces on this appealing album by pianist Brederode (and group) which find a romantic heart within the steady pulse.
Brederode and his band -- Claudio Puntin on clarinets, Mats Eilertsen on double bass and drummer Samuel Rohrer -- represent a new generation for the ECM label which is now...
Time. It marched on. Dave Brubeck lived to a fine old age in jazz where unemployment, insolvency and lifestyle usually takes its toll much earlier. In his obituaries Brubeck could reasonably expect tributes for popularising jazz with American college students in the Fifties, appearing on the cover to Time magazine in 1954, releasing one of the...
Pity any movement that describes itself
as “New . . .” or, worse, “the future”. By definition i is
fated to an inevitable and humiliatingly early grave when the next
“new” movement, or something else promising to be “the future”,
Back in the late Sixties and early
When it comes to cool, sophisticated, swinging and intelligent clubland-cum-lounge pop, Koop out of Sweden take some beating.
The electronica duo of Oscar Simonsson and Magnus Zungmark sensibly bring in acoustic players (clarinet, vibes, sax, flute, bass and so on) to ground their music in the world of jazz, and also pick up classy female...
Ronnie Wickens was one of the last to leave my 50th birthday party at Portside. As I made for the door I looked back, and there he was at the bar chatting to -- maybe even chatting up -- a couple of girls in their 20s, friends of my sons' no doubt. Ronnie was somewhere past 60, but he still looked great.
I don't recall what he was wearing...
Dave Brubeck, whose hit album in 1958
was Time Out, understands time better than most of us. In December
2010 he turned 90 and although ailing, as expected, he had been
playing right up until his late 80s – and been collecting awards
For many jazz listeners and critics
Brubeck was always considered an intellectual...
The most powerful man in jazz sits in his office six floors above Fifth Avenue, New York. He's smiling. Business is good.
Bruce Lundvall -- who began his career at Columbia Records with a hip young Miles Davis -- has been heading the famous Blue Note jazz label for 20 years. And recently business just got better. Why? In a word,...
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