'Breathe' Yvonnick Prene

Featured on ABC Jazz is a new album by French/American harmonica player Yvonnick Prene, recorded in NYC.

Originally from France and now residing in New York City, Yvonnick Prene has been busy recording his fourth CD with local musicians Peter Bernstein, Jared Gold and Allan Mednard. It’s not often we get to hear jazz harmonica, so definately keep an ear our for this release!

Tracks in this feature

1. ‘Blues Come Down The Seine’
2. ‘Looking Up’
3. ‘Breathe’
4. ‘Got To Go’ (M. Alexander)
5. ‘Mr Tix’
6. ‘The Comedian’
7. ‘Armorica’
8. ‘As Night Falls’

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Security Project: Live 1

While so many singer-songwriters of the past 50 years have been covered time and again-even fostering tribute bands that recreate the live experience as close to perfection as possible-one of the most important, groundbreaking and forward-thinking songwriters of the past five decades has, for the mo… [ read more ]
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'Black Ice' Wolfert Brederode

New music this week on ABC Jazz out of the Netherlands, with pianist/composer Wolfert Brederode's latest CD.

Following a string of quartet recordings on ECM, Wolfert Brederode now sets his focus on a trio – forming a new band with bassist Gulli Gudmundsson and drummer Jasper van Hulten. The album’s called Black Ice, and is once again an ECM release.

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Greg Osby: Saxophone a€oeGriota€

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The Julian Lage Trio at Signal Kitchen

The Julian Lage Trio Signal Kitchen Burlington, Vermont May 9, 2016 Burlington Vermont’s Signal Kitchen offered the Julian Lage trio a more confined, but ostensibly more hip atmosphere than the venue of the guitarist’s last visit to Vermont when he played the assembly hall of a church outside the Qu… [ read more ]
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Billy Jenkins Turns Sixty

On 5 July 2016 guitarist, composer, vocalist and philosopher Billy Jenkins hits the Big Six-O. It only seems five minutes ago that Jenkins played at the Purcell Room during 2010’s London Jazz Festival, accompanied by the BBC Big Band to a suitably enraptured audience. He’s been gigging and recording… [ read more ]
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Jasmine Power: Stories and Rhymes EP

There’s something wonderful about watching a major talent emerge blinking into the harsh spotlight of the public gaze for the first time. Of course, some find the experience so traumatic that they are never heard of again, others are unlucky finding themselves in the clutches of the unprincipled sha… [ read more ]
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Holger Czukay: Movie!

Undoubtedly, one of the most potent expression of German experimental music came from the band Can, a group of highly experienced composer-musicians formed in Cologne in the year of 1968. The band had a totally unique approach towards everything it created. Its music had its own basis from an ethnic… [ read more ]
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