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John – Piano Solo

Eine Farbfotografie des Gitarristen John Abercrombie ziert den Innenteil des Digipacks von „John“, dem Soloalbum des Pianisten Marc Copland, der – bescheiden zurücktretend – mit einem von scharfen Kontrasten geprägten,…

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Downbeat: JOHN (Marc Copland)

Pianist Marc Copland—who played saxophone during the early ’70s alongside guitarist John Abercrombie in a fusion act simply called Friends—summons a solo tribute album aimed at his late friend. Copland…

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John: 4 ½ STARS

“A GENIUS….so alluring….completely lacking in pretense.” Pianist Marc Copland crossed paths with guitarist John Abercrombie in the early ’70s, playing in drummer Chico Hamilton’s group. Copland was, at the time, a saxophonist. The…

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John: Is that a sensible thing to do? Yes!

New………….to reveal the beauties, so numerous and diverse, of John Abercrombie’s compositions when one is a pianist:   Is that a sensible thing to do?  Yes, it’s a really good idea. …

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JOHN – new release Marc Copland solo piano

CLICK HERE TO BUY CD Over his long career, pianist Marc Copland has become known as a unique stylist, a harmonic innovator, and a gifted improviser with a unique sense…

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QUINT5T

One possible sunny jazz underside to the COVID-19 pandemic could be enhanced artistic control, in an era where self-produced recordings were already becoming prevalent. Taking advantage of a lengthy enforced…

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Quint5t

This quintet isn’t one that requires one to introduce the musicians; the names that make up this band speak for themselves. An all-star aggregation, these five have at least two…

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QUINT5T – New Release September 18th 2020 – Liebman/Brecker/Copland feat. Drew Gress and Joey Baron

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” —Satchel Paige The five members of this all-star group need no introduction. There are two unusual things…

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And I Love Her

Aufgeräumt wirkt sein Spiel einesteils, zugleich ist er gut für eine bestechende lyrische Qualität. Am Ende, in der Zugabe, spielt der US-amerikanische Pianist Marc Copland mit seinem Trio eine ziemlich…

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And I Love Her – Marc Copland Trio

Der Mann, der da im Birdland am Bösendorfer-Flügel sitzt, ist in höchstem Maße konzentriert. Wie angespannt er ist, kann man an seiner Haltung und an seinem Gesichtsausdruck ablesen. Alle im…

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