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Dec
23
2018

ZELA MARGOSSIAN QUINTET

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Foundry 616, December 15 9/10 What a bright new force is pianist Zela Margossian. Her debut album, Transition, announced her range and fascination as a composer, splashing her Armenian heritage across the broad canvas of jazz. But whereas the album (as good as it is) felt slightly stifled by a preoccupation with precision, here her […]

Dec
22
2018

TIM ROLLINSON TRIO

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Foundry 616, December 12 7.5/10 Tim Rollinson holds his guitar very distinctively, so the fingerboard is almost facing him. It’s as if he’s having a conversation with it – which he is: one in which charm and erudition predominate over lightning bolts of wit or thunderclaps of innovation. Rollinson, best known as a member of […]

Dec
14
2018

CZAREKTRIO/SKRAM LUFF

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Annandale Creative Arts Centre, December 7 7.5/10 When you look at a painting you not only see the whole, but let your eyes wander across fragments and details, right down to individual brush-strokes. Listening to music can be like that, and with both these bands it was fascinating to pull focus from the ensemble sound […]

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