Paul Bley

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When it comes to solo piano, it can take a bit of digging these days to unearth any previously undiscovered treasure, but Cuban-born, New York-residen(...)

Manfred Eicher: one of the most influential figures in contemporary jazz

Manfred Eicher is leaning over a mixing desk, lost in concentration. Dressed in his trademark grey, white shoulder-length hair hanging down ov(...)

Paul Bley: Play Blue
  • Music
  • May 23, 2014, 00:00

Canadian pianist Paul Bley has searched for new sounds since the 1950s. Along the way he has worked with pioneers such as Ornette Coleman and Charles (...)

Live Foyn Friis “crafts an earthy, shamanic sound that is equal parts folk, jazz, indy and country”

The theme of the 12 Points festival is that there is no theme, and that’s its strength – over the course of each festival, all planets in the m(...)

Aaron Parks: Arborescence
  • Music
  • November 8, 2013, 00:00

By releasing his first solo piano album on Munich’s ECM label, young US pianist Aaron Parks is treading in illustrious footsteps – not least those (...)