A solid, moving performance of excellent original compositions in a sophisticated standard jazz style with Dave Douglas on trumpet; Jon Irabagon on tenor sax; Uri Caine on piano; Linda Oh on bass; and Johnathan Blake on drums.
A review of John Scofield’s new Überjam quartet featuring guitarist and producer Avi Bortnick, from their performance at the main stage at the 2013 Halifax Jazz Festival.
This review covers the 2013 Halifax Jazz Festival performance of the Montreal-based acoustic jazz trio Trifolia, led by pianist Marianne Trudel, with Étienne LaFrance on bass and Patrick Graham on drums and percussion.
The legendary jazz alto saxophonist Lee Konitz was joined by his New Quartet, comprised of Florian Weber on piano, Jeff Denson on bass, and Dan Weiss on drums. This performance was on the main stage at the 2013 Halifax Jazz Festival.
Focus on French jazz with two piano trios: Thomas Enhco, Chris Jennings and Nicolas Chartier; and Rémi Panossian, Maxime Delport, and Frédéric Petitprez.