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Cool but never cold: the journey continues

Advantages: As sublime and musically adventurous as ever
Disadvantages: Value for money?

Following on from his virtuosic performance as saxophone soloist on Giya Kancheli's "Night Prayers" (on the ECM New Series CD Caris Mere), Jan Garbarek continues his interest in Northern European tradition and brings it face-to-face with more conventiona ...

wiseowl96 18.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Rites - Jan Garbarek

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A modern tribute to the old "bluesmen"

Advantages: Pleasant voice, adept guitar, thought provoking songs
Disadvantages: Blues - not to all tastes

This album has an intriguing story behind it that is outlined in the sleeve notes. After a concert in the UK, a fan approached Eric Bibb as he was signing CDs. He offered to show Eric the guitar that had once belonged to the legendary 1930s bluesman Book ...

2mennycds 05.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Booker's Guitar - Eric Bibb

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