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Horace Tapscott

Zgodnie z zapowiedzią preambuły tej zbiorówki cofamy się w czasie, w tym wypadku o skromne 27 lat. Na scenie znanej kalifornijskiej miejscówki dla fanów pełnokrwistego jazzu spotykamy legendę gatunku, pianistę, który w zgrabnym kwintecie serwuje nam sześć pure jazzowych kompozycji, zdobionych efektownymi, niekiedy wręcz free jazzowymi solówkami. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Like many significant figures in improvised music, pianist-composer-bandleader Horace Tapscott recorded much more material than was released in his lifetime. The Dark Tree label has emerged as a significant curator of his work, and this latest session will be welcomed by converts and newcomers alike. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Entre poignantes ballades et solos stratosphériques, deux rééditions d’albums du jazzman disparu en 1999 exhument le génie d’un musicien senseible et engagé. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Le label Dark Tree documente systématiquement des enregistrements d’archives du pianiste Horace Tapscott et du tandem John Carter et Bobby Bradford, mais aussi Robert Miranda et Vinny Golia. Après avoir publié deux enregistrements avec des groupes plus larges (comme Horace Tapscott with the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and the Great Voice Of UGMAA – Why Don’t You Listen? DT (RS) 11), voici que Dark Tree propose un excellent quintet qui a très souvent joué à Los Angeles. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Pianist, composer and bandleader Horace Tapscott (1934-99) was a jazz giant who, due to his decision to spend most of his career based in Southern California, never received the recognition that he deserved. He could have become much more famous moving to New York, but he preferred to stay in the L.A. area where he worked in the local music community and groomed young talents. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Nommé par son créateur Bertrand Gastaut d’après l’un des plus fameux disques d’Horace Tapscott, le label indépendant français Dark Tree continue de publier des CD essentiels de ce pianiste de Los Angeles disparu en 1999. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Horace Elva Tapscott ble født den 6. april 1934 og forlot denne verden den 27. februar 1999. Han var en amerikansk jazzpianist og komponist, og dannet Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (også kjent som P.A.P.A., eller The Ark) i 1961 og ledet ensemblet gjennom 1990-tallet. Han ble født i Houston, Texas, og flyttet til Los Angeles da han var ni år. På dette tidspunktet hadde han begynt å studere piano og trombone. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Since its founding in 2011, the French record label Dark Tree has been issuing a « Roots Series » documenting previously unreleased performances of the Los Angeles jazz avant-garde from the 1970s through the ’90s. Among the best of those releases have been several from Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra led by pianist/composer/conductor Horace Tapscott. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Grâce soit rendue à Dark Tree de continuer ainsi à réévaluer l’importance du pianiste Horace Tapscott avec la parution inédite de ce live magnifiquement capté sur la scène du Catalina, un club ouvert en 1986 sur Hollywood Boulevard et qui va accueillir Randy Weston, Pat Metheny, Pharoah Sanders, parmi beaucoup d’autres. [...]

Horace Tapscott

Dark Tree hat ein Spielbein im Hier und Jetzt, mit zuletzt erst wieder dem Ensemble Icosi­kaihenagone. Aber daneben gibt es das spezielle Faible für den durch die Fixierung auf New York überschatteten Jazz der Westcoast – Bobby Bradford & John Carter, Vinny Go­lia, Roberto Miranda und insbesondere Horace Tapscott (1934-1999). [...]

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