Julian Lage

Concert Review: Friday and Saturday Night at WasFest — Reanimating the Past

June 27, 2023
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WasFest was a unique spread of mostly Blue Note artists covering classic albums of either their own or their inspirations, and the first two nights offered a range of jazz permutations.

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Jazz Concert Review: The Lloyd-Hussain-Lage Trio — Live from Healdsburg

September 30, 2020
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Charles Lloyd and Julian Lage and Zakir Hussain served a loose, flowing 65-minute set with complementary facility that belied the novel circumstances.

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Jazz Album: “Love Hurts” — Guitarist Julian Lage’s Strongest Recording to Date

March 9, 2019
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The disc is manna for lovers of assertive electric guitar, played by one of today’s top practitioners, in an unadorned trio setting.

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Jazz CD Review: The Nels Cline 4 — Eclectic Accomplishment

August 25, 2018
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This disc is mainly a showcase for guitarist Nels Cline’s compositions as well as his cleverness at commanding group improvisation.

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Jazz Concert Review: Nels Cline 4 — Mindbenders

July 5, 2018
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Nels Cline 4 is a group that can cross musical and cultural boundaries with exhilarating ease.

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Fuse Concert Review: Pianist Fred Hersch and Guitarist Julian Lage — A Sublime Duo

November 23, 2013
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The set was thrilling, full of the most intelligent byplay, and consistently songful. Chamber music doesn’t get any better than this.

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Jazz Album Review: Fred Hersch and Julian Lage — Gloriously “Free Flying”

September 29, 2013
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One of the remarkable aspects of these duets is that almost nowhere is either player — Fred Hersch or Julian Lage — reduced to mere comping.

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Coming Attractions in Jazz: June 2010

May 31, 2010
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By J. R. Carroll June brings a cupful of world jazz. [Updated: See Mose Allison item below] Photo by Daniel Sheehan While the eyes of the sporting world may be on the stadiums of South Africa, there will be plenty of international flavor here in New England this month. Brazilian born but now Seattle-based, pianist/composer/arranger…

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