Category: Trio HLK

Trio HLK – Standard Time [Ubuntu Music 2018]

By Marcello Nardi Sep 13, 2018 0

Two landmark experts of contemporary music like Alex Ross and Nate Chinen published at almost same time two stories connected by an hidden thread. The former beginning from the rapper Kendrick Lamar being awarded the Pulitzer prize, traditionally reserved to classical composers, to trigger a discussion on the status of contemporary classical music; the latter contextualizing a 2009 anecdote, the backfiring coming from Kurt Rosenwinkel in direction of Vijay Iyer as the pianist was awarded of a MacArthur grant. Apparently linked only by the fray between musical personalities theme, they are instead reflecting and discussing on a deeper level the relationship… Continue reading