Monthly archives: May, 2017

Håkon Thelin – Light

(This short review was originally published in Jazz Journal in 2013.) Håkon Thelin (bass) Marco Rogliano (violin) Frank Havrøy (voice) Amarcord oibbinadocS Light Shared moments Glasperlenspiel (51:04) Atterklang AKLANG 303 2008-2011 Is this jazz? Probably not, in the opinion of most. This fascinating album is a modern classical/”new music”/avant garde experimental exploration of the bass…




Deep Schrott – The Dark Side of Deep Schrott, Vol.2

Wollie Kaiser – bass saxophone Andreas Kaling – bass saxophone Jan Klare – bass saxophone Dirk Raulf – bass saxophone Our Prayer Buried Alive Beefy Heart Seven Songs by Hanns Eisler Lake of Fire Lost Keys (Blame Hoffmann) Rosetta Stoned Careful With The Spirits Three Songs by Franz Schubert Dark Side Suite Eisler’s Beauty Thunderstruck…




7 Questions for… Miguel Fernández

Miguel Fernández has the dubious honour of being one of the first artists I reviewed for the UK’s Jazz Journal: his 2010 quartet disc, “Transplanet Species”. The review was brief (space was tight) but positive and it’s a disc that still gets played every now and then all these years later, which is always a…




Miguel Fernández Quartet – Transplanet Species

(This short review was originally published in Jazz Journal in 2010.) Miguel Fernández (tenor saxophone) Dani Pérez (electric guitar) Leo Genovese (piano, electric piano) Marko Lohikari (bass) Gonzalo del Val (drums) – tracks #2, #4,#9 David Xirgu (drums) – tracks #1, #3, #5, #6, #7, #8 hide them! el amor después del mediodía no muerdas…