Choose your language : FR | EN

Jazz

Taj Mahal & Bassekou Kouyaté - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Taj Mahal, formidable musician and icon of the blues and world music, is master of some 20 instruments, among them guitar and dobro, dulcimer, banjo and harmonica. A foremost figure of the “blues revival” from the mid-60s, Taj Mahal is a prolific creator, a musicologist, an explorer of Afro-American, African, Caribbean, Indian and Hawaiian music. It was during a recording session in a Georgian studio that Taj Mahal met the griot, Toumani Diabaté. Their exchanges on the links between blues and Mandingo music produced the album Kulanjan (1999). We can still hear the beating heart of that Mandingo tradition today in the modern, electrified ngoni of Bassekou...

Daptone Super Soul Revue - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Featuring Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Antibalas, The Sugarman 3 with special guests If there's one label in New York today that still carries on the spirit of vintage soul as defined by the Apollo artistic community, then that label is Daptone Records. The review dreamed up by the label glitters with the expected return of its star, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, with a new album: Give the People What They Want (2013). Hoarse rhythm and blues, scuzzy funk or lustful ballads, Sharon and her 8 funkateers in black tuxedos conspire to bring a powerful, festive soul back to life. On stage, the presence of Miss Jones...

Paolo Fresu Quintet - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Musicians: Paolo Fresu (trumpet, bugle) Tino Tracanna (saxophone) Roberto Cipelli (piano) Attilio Zanchi (bass) Ettore Fioravanti (drums) Programme: Treap Till the end Chiaro Transparence On second line Giallefoglie Gufo Go go B Sono andati With all the smoky charm of a Sardinian lover, Paolo Fresu breathes his Latin lyricism into the heart of the freest of musical art forms: Jazz. His trumpet oozes with that Mediterranean sap which adds sensuality to the new wave of European jazz. This paradoxical trumpeter can create a presence that is almost ghostlike, a sound that is both tender and slightly acid, and sometimes unobtrusive. To...

Jungle by Night - Live at Jazz in Vienne

Musicians: Pieter van Exter (saxophone) Jacobus Johannes Zandvliet (trombone) Bo Kriek Floor (trumpet) Jacob van Exter (guitar) Younes Tool (bass) Gino Groeneveld (congas, percussions, sonny groeneveld, drums) Pyke Dajo Pasman (Hammond organ, Fender Rhodes) Daniel Felix Tension Smeets (djembe, percussions) Programme: Empire Piranha Jakten Desdemona Hannsman Tasmatica Weapon The Move Attila They are new, they come from Amsterdam and their average age is barely 18. However, they really don't like to be reminded of it. Because their Afrobeat, with its flavours of jazz and Ethiopia, funk and rock, has no need of numbered years to...

Medeski / Martin & Wood & Nels Cully Jazz Festival

Familiar faces at Cully following their previous appearances, John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood, who have completely redefined the musical possibilities of the jazz trio, are back this year for a sound explosion. With an exemplary career over more than 20 years, the three colourful New Yorkers have made groove their watchword and adventurous performance their playground. With a collective communication that borders on telepathy they deliver legendary concerts, offering themselves to the audience in a brilliant, instinctive style. From funk gimmicks to blues phrasing they make every musical reference their own in this concert, which is performed in...