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  1. Another Timbre's Canadian Composers Series

    04.22 / 22:45 allaboutjazz.com Allaboutjazz.com - Music
    In 2015, Simon Reynell, Another Timbre's proprietor, realised he was talking independently to three Canadian composers about producing discs of their music; as a result, the idea of producing a Canadian series emerged. In mid-2016, as part of its "Violin + 1" series, the label released Dirt Road by... [ read more…
  2. Procol Harum: Novum

    04.22 / 22:45 allaboutjazz.com Allaboutjazz.com - Music
    Every once in a great while, a band with some history and, usually, no small pedigree, will reignite the chemistry that begat its sound and do so without over-obvious replication of its essential style. m: Neil Young and Crazy Horse found themselves in such a rarefied space with Ragged G... [ read more…
  3. Beyond Words by John Prine

    04.22 / 22:45 allaboutjazz.com Allaboutjazz.com - Music
    Beyond Words John Prine 179 Pages ISBN: # 978-0-692-74016-3 Oh Boy Records 2016 Anecdotally, Bob Dylan once surmised that John Prine was the last pure folk singer and counts Prine as one of his musical heroes. This statement is tantamount to the similarly anecdotal declaration by Frank Sinatra that... [ read more…
  4. Alexi Tuomarila -- 440 Keys: A Batch of Piano Delights

    04.21 / 23:01 allaboutjazz.com Allaboutjazz.com - Music
    It's always a pleasure to be reminded what a range of sounds just one instrument can produce. The same 88 keys can be used in endlessly different ways in different inventive hands, and this batch of recordings has several masterful performers taking that starting point toward quite eclectic ends. Da... [ read more…
  5. Hermeto Pascoal at SFJAZZ

    04.21 / 23:01 allaboutjazz.com Allaboutjazz.com - Music
    Hermeto Pascoal SFJAZZ Spring Season San Francisco, CA April 7, 2017 A YouTube video (see below) commences with a shot of a karst escarpment protruding amidst verdant rainforest. It then zooms down to focus on six men in a green pond below a waterfall. All are playing bottles. A portly figure with l... [ read more…
  6. Dave Holland: Consummate Bassist

    04.21 / 23:01 allaboutjazz.com Allaboutjazz.com - Music
    This interview was first published at All About Jazz in May 1999 and is part of our ongoing effort to archive pre-database material. Bassist Dave Holland brings the flexible structures and varied instrumental colors of his Grammy nominated Quintet to several Michigan locations in the second week of... [ read more…