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New Folks
Philip Catherine / Martin Wind

New Folks

CD | ACT music | 0614427962126 | ACT 9621 | 01-14

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About the album

The Belgian guitarist Philip Catherine is a European jazz legend. The now 71-year-old Catherine started playing professionally when he was only 17 and toured with artists such as Lou Bennett, Dexter Gordon, Jean-Luc Ponty, Chet Baker (with whom he recorded 6 albums), Tom Harrell and many others. In 1978 he received the “Artist of the year” award by the German Phono-Academy, and Charles Mingus gave him the nickname “Young Django”. This is also a result of his impeccable time feel, which allows him to sound relaxed and loose even while playing the most breathtaking up-tempo passages. But it is not mainly his technique and dexterity that sets him apart; furthermore what made him so unique is his acoustic guitar sound, as well as an improvisational style, which is based not on other guitarists, but on some of the great horn players in jazz...

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New Folks it is more  about musicality than  virtuosity. The desert island album. 
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Tracklisting
26-03-2014 ACT 9621 - New Folks - Philip Catherine / Martin Wind - Jazzmozaiek
24-02-2014 ACT 9621 - New Folks - Philip Catherine / Martin Wind - Jazzflits
09-02-2014 ACT 9621 - New Folks - Philip Catherine / Martin Wind - Cobra.be
07-02-2014 ACT 9621 - New Folks - Philip Catherine / Martin Wind - De Standaard
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