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James Brandon Lewis: Jazz as a tool for knowledge | Culture

James Brandon Lewis performing in Rotterdam in 2017.Peter van Breukelen “The world doesn’t need another John Coltrane,” says James Brandon Lewis (Buffalo, New York, 38 years old), voted the most promising tenor sax of 2020 in Magazine DownBeat. However, not only stylistically it is possible to compare him with who bequeathed us Giant Steps —Lewis […]

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Composer Péter Eötvös, BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge award | Culture

The Hungarian composer and conductor Péter Eötvös, in September 2019 at the Reina Sofia Music School, Madrid.Jaime Villanueva Contemporary problems find accommodation in avant-garde music. Péter Eötvös (Transylvania, 77 years old) has gone down in history precisely because he echoes in his different facets – composer, director and educator – the great stories that weave […]

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