A two-step shuffle, a slightly exaggerated country croon, and two feisty saxes with occasional late-period Coltrane wails arousing suspicions that these are wack jazz guys playing Merle Haggard, not dedicated country music musicians.Read more ›
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Last year, Marco Cappelli made a surprisingly delightful tribute with his Italian Surf Academy of the music that accompanied Ennio Morricone’s spaghetti westerns (The American Dream).Read more ›
We introduced Italian-born piano virtuoso Tonino Miano in this space earlier this year while examining his FluiDensity encounter with trumpet player Brian Groder. Here’s another one-on-one meeting with another trumpeter, fellow Italian Mirio Cosottini.Read more ›
Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, Mat Maneri – A Violent Dose Of Anything: Original Movie Soundtrack (2013)
If you know anything about Ivo Perelman then the title above should strike you funny. The very idea of one of jazz’s relentlessly free form performers making a movie soundtrack just doesn’t sound right.Read more ›