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Hiromi: Spark

Rock musicians get that they are entertainers. Too often, jazz musicians don’t. Hiromi gets it. “All the people I respect in music have been aware of producing themselves: Miles Davis. Herbie Hancock. Pat Metheny,” she has said. “They are very focused on atmosphere.” Hiromi produces herself. Her concerts have as many melodramatic crescendos as coliseum … Read More “Hiromi: Spark”

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Marianne Solivan: Spark

Though a vital part of the Manhattan jazz scene for more than a decade, Berklee grad Marianne Solivan remains too much a local delicacy. Hopefully Spark, her sophomore release as a leader, is prophetically titled, and will at last ignite wider recognition. Though Solivan’s sound hints at the sharp-focused intensity of Patricia Barber, she is … Read More “Marianne Solivan: Spark”

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