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Marco Brunetti: A human prodigy of the tubes

Editors Note: It’s our policy to largely give our writers “carte blanch” when it comes to the subjects they choose to write about. During my life in music I have...

Adrian Oropeza, Desafio.

In the recent past Mexico has produced a series of interesting jazz talents with some of them are obtaining well deserved recognition in their home country and also...

CD Review: Jim Mullen & Tom Remon, Duality

If my memory serves me, well it was around 2005 that I was having lunch with Joe Diorio in a restaurant in Pasadena, California. I went to visit him for his Birthday and later...

CD Review, Mareille Merck (Larus) – Fadenschlag

During my own musical journey as a jazz guitarist I once had the luck to meet my absolute hero Wayne Shorter. The meeting happened back stage just prior to his last concert at...

CD Review: Ludovico Carmenati, In The Afternoon.

“In the afternoon” is a re-release of the ambitious project by Gianludovico Carmenati on RaRa Records. The album has been re-released in 2021 in a new remastered version...

CD Review: Przemysław Strączek: Fig Tree

“Fig free” is the sixth album by the Polish guitarist Przemyslaw Straczek who has already notched up a remarkable touring history crossing the continents of Europe, Asia and...

CD Review: Saso Popovski Trio, Fallen Land

Many years ago I composed a song called “Una lunga conversazione” ( A long conversation) dedicated to a beautiful young lady. We used to talk a lot on the phone and even...

Labilia: Music, Culture and Science, Placing the human being central.

As I’ve probably written in every single article, music is an incredible journey that can take us in unexpected places. Normally we discuss Jazz here but in this case,...

Steve Swallow, A little outside the ordinary.

Sometimes meeting our heroes can be dangerous. When I first started my career in professional football, I was a teenager and everything seemed to be magnificent. Suddenly I was...

CD Review: Donatello d’Attoma, Oneness

Life at the time of Coronavirus is a strange cat and Jazz is no different. We have plenty of time, in theory, and probably for the first time in our lives have the opportunity to...

Filippo Cosentino: The art of Baritone Guitar

It could be said that Filippo Cosentino is one of the most polyhedral guitarists currently on the modern Italian scene. Firstly his background in Pop and Blues music gives him a...