Tag: piano

Monday, July 6th, 2015-Echoes Program 1527A

Heather Woods Broderick has performed with Sharon van Etten and Efterklang, but on her own, she creates richly-textured worlds for her introspective songs. With her CD Glider, Heather Wood Broderick has created one of the most enveloping and sustained song-cycles of 2015.

Keith Jarrett Gets Down on His Own

Keith Jarrett’s new album, No End, is a Jam Band of one. If you’re shocked by any direction that Keith Jarrett takes, then you haven’t been paying attention.  The peripatetic pianist has recorded albums on solo pipe organ (Hymns/Spheres) and clavichord (Book of Ways). He’s recorded classical works from Bach to Mozart, including Bach’s Six…

Colin Vallon Trios Parlour Room Space Jazz.

Echoes will be recording a session with the Swiss jazz group, The Colin Vallon Trio tonight in Philadelphia at Turtle Studios.   A new group to American shores, they have their own take on the chamber jazz sound favored by their label, ECM records as well as their late countrymen, E.S.T.   I came across a video…

The Five Best George Winston CDs

George Winston Then & Now George Winston is both loved and reviled. His impressionistic solo piano albums came to define the Windham Hill sound and he’s among the first musicians most people think of when you say, New Age.  Praised with five and four star reviews from Downbeat and Rolling Stone for his debut album, …