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“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
In the “country of melodrama”- Italy - exists a very exclusive club consisting of only 27 persons, each of whom is named after one of Verdi’s operas. The club will not accept any more members than those 27, but a little boy strives to become one of…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
6428
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
With classical soprano Natalie Dessay, jazz singer Stacey Kent and drummer Richard Héry, the Ebène Quartet revisits jazz, pop and rock standards, often used as movie soundtracks. In this live concert in the famed Folies Bergère music hall in Paris,…
Length
83 mins
Prog. No.
7962
The turn of 2009/2010 has been celebrated with an extraordinary New Year's Concert from Havana: with Caribean salsa-rhythms and classics of Cuban music, the new year has been welcomed. Also on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the TROPICANA…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
5802
Jazz that gets under your skin – and that's been captured for eternity. That's the quintessence of this virtually private gig held by jazz trumpeter and singer Till Brönner and his top-caliber musician friends Bruno Müller (guitar), Roberto Di Gioia…
Length
72 mins
Prog. No.
5571
Three generations of listeners have been turned on to the music of mystic singer/ songwriter Terry Callier. During the 1960s, concerts at the "Bitter End" New York, made him a leading figure in the early folk boom. In the 1970s, recordings for Chess…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5432
"One Of These Nights" was a very special event for Al Di Meola - a night like his legendary "Friday Night In San Francisco", recorded almost a quarter of a century ago. Al Di Meola assembled a thoroughly excellent group of musicians for this review…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5434
Live recording from the Jazz Open featuring Jane Monheit, discovered at the Thelonius Monk Institute's Vocal Competition, on of the upcoming stars at the international Jazz scene.
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
5345
This live recording is celebrating 50 years of West Coast Jazz. The West Coast Jazz movement had its origins about 50 years ago in Los Angeles. It was essentially a "cool" form of jazz played mostly by studio musicians as a break from their studio…
Length
89 mins
Prog. No.
5149