#Review of “Only Sky” by David Torn, ECM, 2015 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of “Only Sky” by David Torn, ECM, 2015 http://www.ecmrecords.com/releases/only-sky1/ http://www.davidtorn.net/ David Torn’s records are precious gifts that this guitarist with a monumental career releases from time to time. Last work published by the ECM, the excellent Prezens, dated back to 2007, so we had to wait eight years rewarded with this excellent solo record “Only sky”, performed with…

The Pat Metheny you don’t expect: free-jazz on #neuguitars #blog

The Pat Metheny you don’t expect: free-jazz “Melody still has a place here, which suggests that Metheny’s interest in the Original Coleman legacy may be carrying forward in his own work more intently than it is in the composer’s. Either way, on many of the more raving episodes here, both men sound exulatant with the…

Ten ECM guitars records on #neuguitars #blog

https://www.ecmrecords.com/home ECM (Edition of Contemporary Music) is an independent record label founded by Manfred Eicher in Munich in 1969. While ECM is best known for jazz music, the label has released a variety of recordings, and ECM’s artists often refuse to acknowledge boundaries between genres. ECM’s motto is “the Most Beautiful Sound Next to Silence”,…

Il Pat Metheny che non ti aspetti: il free-jazz su #neuguitars #blog

Il Pat Metheny che non ti aspetti: il free-jazz “Melody still has a place here, which suggests that Metheny’s interest in the Original Coleman legacy may be carrying forward in his own work more intently than it is in the composer’s. Either way, on many of the more raving episodes here, both men sound exulatant…

#Review of Now, And Then, ECM, 2017 Pablo Marquez and Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Now, And Then, ECM, 2017 https://www.ecmrecords.com/catalogue/1504600188/now-and-then-orchestra-della-svizzera-italiana-dennis-russell-davies What a sound! What a sound! This is a record that must be bought and listened to only for the sound that it manages to create! The ECM is confirmed as one of the record companies more attentive to the value and quality of sound recorded, releasing…

#Recensione di Now, And Then, ECM, 2017 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Now, And Then, ECM, 2017 https://www.ecmrecords.com/catalogue/1504600188/now-and-then-orchestra-della-svizzera-italiana-dennis-russell-davies Che suono! Che suono! Questo è un disco che va comprato e ascoltato anche solo per il suono che riesce a creare! La ECM si conferma una casa discografica attentissima al valore e alla qualità del suono registrato con questo cd dove l’Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, guidata…

#Recensione di Secret History Josquin/Victoria di John Potter, ECM, 2017 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Secret History Josquin/Victoria di John Potter, ECM, 2017 https://www.ecmrecords.com/catalogue/1489400472/secret-history-josquin-victoria-john-potter Ho comprato questo disco perché attratto dalla prospettiva di poter ascoltare le tre vihuelas di Ariel Abramovich (tenor and bass vihuelas), Jacob Heringman (tenor and bass vihuelas) e Lee Santana (alto and tenor vihuelas), suonare assieme. Nonostante questo blog sia dedicato principalmente alla musica…

#Review of Secret History Josquin / Victoria by John Potter, ECM, 2017 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Secret History Josquin / Victoria by John Potter, ECM, 2017 https://www.ecmrecords.com/catalogue/1489400472/secret-history-josquin-victoria-john-potter I bought this record because I was very interested about listening to the three vihuelas of Ariel Abramovich (tenor and bass vihuelas), Jacob Heringman (tenor and bass vihuelas) and Lee Santana (alto and tenor vihuelas) playing togheter. Although this blog is mainly…

#Recensione di Local Objects di Zsofia Boros, ECM, 2016 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Local Objects di Zsofia Boros, ECM, 2016 http://www.zsofia-boros.com/ Di origini ungheresi ma ormai stabilmente trapiantata a Vienna, Zsofia Boros è una straordinaria chitarrista di formazione classica da tempo ormai devota all’interpretazione della miglior musica di autori contemporanei: Il suo stile abbraccia un ampio spettro musicale, più ampio anche rispetto al suo eccezionale esordio…

#Recensione di Streams di Jakob Bro (ECM Records 2016 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Streams di Jakob Bro (ECM Records 2016) Ho atteso questo disco con grosse aspettative. Il chitarrista danese Jakob Bro da diverso tempo si sta imponendo come uno dei nuovi leader a livello mondiale per quanto riguarda il jazz e la chitarra jazz. Ad aumentare il senso dell’attesa hanno contribuito anche i numerosi video…

#Review of Diminuito by Rolf Lislevand, ECM, 2009 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Diminuito by Rolf Lislevand, ECM, 2009 “Diminuito” sounds like a curious title for this cd. In the booklet that accompanies the CD Maestro Rolf Lislevand gives us an explanation about this name: “Diminutions, divisions, or glosas were one of the renaissance’s unique inventions. Technically it means embellishing a melody into a much more…

#Recensione di Diminuito di Rolf Lislevand, ECM, 2009 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Diminuito di Rolf Lislevand, ECM, 2009 Titolo curioso “Diminuito”. Nel bel libretto che accompagna il cd il Maestro Lislevand ci da una spiegazione di questo nome: “Diminutions, divisions, or glosas were one of the renaissance’s unique inventions. Technically it means embellishing a melody into a much more flavored and elaborated melody in faster…

#Review of Musiche Nuove by Rolf Lislevand, ECM 2006 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Musiche Nuove by Rolf Lislevand, ECM 2006 Among the thoughts and ideas that emerge from the reading of Luciano Berio’s books there is also a special attention about the musician and the contemporary composer’s roles in relation to the past and their musical training. I quote from his book “Remembering the future: “The…