Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Today in the Studio ; Dean talks to Edward Ware


As part of the International Jazz Festival Dean talks to New York based percussionist Edward Ware who brings together a quartet of musicians to explore the concept of Rothko meets Monk. Ware, a composer and drummer based in New York, and local musicians Paul Dyne (bass), Anita Schwabe (piano) and Nick Van Dijk (trombone and euphonium), have rearranged Thelonious Monk tunes to create a blend of fresh colours and spicy harmonies. RIANZ presentation of the 2007 JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR award.

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