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A New York times profile of Mark Turner titled “the best Jazz player you’ve never heard” called him “possibly Jazz’s premier player”, noting his reputation among his peers and his influential stature in the Jazz world. Born in Fairborn, Ohio, and…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6471
“Jazz is more than just a style of music”, says Amro Salah. “It’s about freedom.” Salah, a jazz pianist, is an enthusiastic promoter of the genre. Every year he organises the Cairo Jazz Festival, but doesn’t view himself as a festival director: He is…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6441
Roman Zaslavsky understands how to contrast the two ingenious opposites Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt side by side, on one recording giving each one his due, thus offering a completely new approach to their music and also to two rather different…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
5377
“I was always attracted to different types of melodies, harmonies and grooves. Combining those influences is a matter of getting in touch with the spirit and emotions in the music, and trying to convey those same emotions with honesty. I don’t care…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6470
Vicente was born in Woodstock, NY, and here embraced the rich cultural arts of this historical town by listening to local great Jazz artists Dave Holland, Jimmy Cobb, Jack Dejohnette, among many others. He began his musical career on guitar at the…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6474
The mandolin is quite a rare instrument, and there is - by far - less repertoire written for it than for, say, the violin. Avi Avital turns that which might be considered a disadvantage into the strength of his work: He constantly arranges existing…
Length
71 mins
Prog. No.
7548
The Simon Bolivar Big Band was created in 2010 by the Venezuelan drummer Andres Briceño and Valdemar Rodriguez, professor at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory of Music in Venezuela. The band was set up with the aim to promote Jazz music throughout…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6411
German Network ZDF called Scandale „classical music for the pop age“ - and that might just be the exact right way to describe the collaboration between Ott and Tristano. The recording radiates energy and joy - as do the two artists when they go on…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
6152
No doubt he is one of the greatest pianists of our time: the shy and elusive Grigroy Sokolov. His performances leave critics and audiences alike speechless - just as though they aren't quite able to believe what they have just experienced. One of…
Length
141 mins
Prog. No.
7538
2015 marked the 175th anniversary of the birth of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. For this event, the Russian pianist Denis Matsuev performed the complete Seasons, one of the most popular works of the classical music repertoire in Russia. The programme of…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
7540