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Jon Balke/Batagraf: Say And Play (ECM 2245)

Jon Balke
Batagraf
Say And Play

Jon Balke piano, keyboards, electronics, tungoné, darbouka, percussion
Helge Andreas Norbakken sabar, gorong, djembe, talking drum, shakers, percussion
Emilie Stoesen Christensen… 397 more words

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5 Seriously Dumb Myths About Copyright the Media Should Stop Repeating by John Degen

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Every year around Shakespeare’s birthday, which has also been declared World Book and Copyright Day, I see articles popping up here and there repeating some howling inaccuracies about the legal and economic concept of copyright. 1,019 more words

Eric Van Aro

Turning the Tide: Mark Turner on ECM

Mark Turner’s tenor is a singular voice in modern jazz. He is that rare saxophonist who eschews the trend of thinking outside the box by recalibrating its inner space to the tune of freedom. 1,111 more words

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2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Preview: Monty Alexander

Pianist Monty Alexander has spent most of his career playing modern jazz, but he also has kept the sounds of his native Jamaica in the mix. 746 more words

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Jacky Terrasson | Take Five take one & two

Paul Desmond wrote it, the Dave Brubeck Quartet recorded it in 1959 for the Time Out album – here’s one more cover version – two takes by pianist Jacky Terrasson.

Jazz

Listening To: the Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble

In an age where everything is accessible to everyone the general populace can’t help but to expect things to be produced with their individual wants in mind. 272 more words