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The cinema of the 90s, ‘Los Sopranos’, Tintin …: this is what Julián López sees and reads
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The cinema of the 90s, ‘Los Sopranos’, Tintin …: this is what Julián López sees and reads

WHO “I am very fond of suspense, thriller, gothic horror from the 40s, comedies from the 60s… I am passionate about 90s cinema, I am from the generation that it marked: Drácula, Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump, Hook, Seven, Cadena perpetua, Ed Wood, La lista de Schindler, La jungla 3 O The silence of the lambs. I get flashes of a very child seeing one of Cantinflas with my parents at the movies. The first reason that I remember seeing in a room was Batman from Tim Burton. ”SERIES "I would stay with The Sopranos: the beginning of the series boom, masterful performances, an outstanding Gandolfini, the psychological component, an unforgettable headline and a final chapter with a climax that still remains in my retina ”.THEATER “A Calígula that I saw in Madrid coming with the institute marked me ...
Read a preview of ‘The Mafioso’s Lament’, a police epic in the golden age of jazz
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Read a preview of ‘The Mafioso’s Lament’, a police epic in the golden age of jazz

The mobster's lament (Alianza Editorial, translation by Mariano Antolín) continues the ambitious series by Ray Celestin, determined to follow the trail of jazz history and mix it with the best of police. Already surprised with Jazz for the ax killer and confirmed everything with the overwhelming Dead man's blues. This is the third installment. EPISODE 2 They headed north through Midtown, past Times Square and its night rainbow. They cut down 7, then 52. They passed the jazz clubs on Swing Street, still pulsing with neon, music, and movement. They took Madison upstairs, which was quieter, as if respecting the time. The classic facades of their offices and apartment blocks were permeated with stillness and shadow, making them look ...
The Jazz festival in Saint-Germain-des-Prés is played in virtual mode
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The Jazz festival in Saint-Germain-des-Prés is played in virtual mode

“Borders, restrictions? We can abolish them through music! " proclaims Jazz in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. The Parisian festival entrusts this task, from Tuesday May 25, to accordionist, clarinetist and composer Vincent Peirani for an exclusive creation, Mixtape#3 Unprecedented journey without borders. The artist, who constantly experiments with mixing genres and crossing musical cultures, will be well surrounded by koto player Mieko Miyazaki, guitarist Federico Casagrande, cellist Vincent Ségal and folk singer Piers Faccini.→ ZOOM. Piers Faccini, a new album in the form of a trance for the earthA choice piece to launch this twentieth edition, which runs until June 4, 2021, entirely in livestream, therefore not free, but also rich in exclusive events that herald the comin...
Chucho Valdés, Cuban jazz dancers and the dentist’s conga
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Chucho Valdés, Cuban jazz dancers and the dentist’s conga

In Havana, anything can happen. That is known. The same thing you find in a hotel making sandwiches to a hydrocarbon extraction engineer graduated from the Baku University of Petroleum, than to a communist militant who does witchcraft with a friend drainer to “turn the world upside down” for her ex-husband and “the other,” or you run into a venerable group of jazz dancers who have been entrenched for more than half a century defending their taste for American music, including the dark times when the Jazz was frowned upon in Cuba and considered almost an enemy rhythm. Another day you have a toothache and you go to the dentist's office, and you find the pianist Chucho Valdés on the torture chair, talking animatedly to a dental technician who composes popular music in his spare time, and ...
Qobuz: this is the world platform for high resolution music that will make you never want to listen to MP3 again
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Qobuz: this is the world platform for high resolution music that will make you never want to listen to MP3 again

Qobuz is a French high-resolution music platform with a presence in most of Europe, the United States, Australia and New Zealand. Its differential brand is simple: deliver a music experience with virtually unmatched audio quality on the market, with more than 70 million tracks and with the largest number of masters Hi-Res from any streaming service. Is it the new Spotify? No, and for two simple reasons. On the one hand, because they are not new: it was founded in 2007. And, on the other hand, because they do not compete with this popular app: “We do not have MP3 quality in our tracks, only music in high resolution, we start from the quality that a CD -Hi-Fi or HD quality- ”, ex...