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Yelena Eckemoff: Colors (L&H)

Yelena Eckemoff is no synesthete, yet she’s long conjured the sound of colors through the piano’s keys. In this duo encounter with style-spanning drumming Manu Katché, she explores the titular topic with the most marked of intentions. Eckemoff traces the various stages of human life and growth in various tints and tones. The album opens … Read More “Yelena Eckemoff: Colors (L&H)”

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Roberta Piket: Sides, Colors

Thematic diversity is the most intriguing aspect of pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger Roberta Piket’s latest release, Sides, Colors. She alternates between trio and large-group settings, and blends cuts that accent her acoustic piano playing with those featuring her on electric or organ. She even splits production duties with either Bill Mobley or Billy Mintz. … Read More “Roberta Piket: Sides, Colors”

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