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Romain Collin: Press Enter

Romain Collin’s music is cinematic. Each of the 10 songs on his third album, Press Enter, could be used at a key moment or climactic scene in a film. Given the French-born pianist’s background composing music for movies, this makes sense. His songs build gradually and dramatically, in the manner of rock anthems; Marco Benevento … Read More “Romain Collin: Press Enter”

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Romain Collin: The Calling

Sidestepping the head-solos-head formula that most jazz piano trios use to death, French-born Romain Collin and his crew of bassist Luques Curtis and drummer Kendrick Scott summon up evocative soundscapes that develop gradually, as on the bombastic “Storm” and the darkly minimalist title track. The pianist flaunts prodigious technique on the kinetic “Runner’s High” and … Read More “Romain Collin: The Calling”

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