Tag Archives: Jazz

Filling the Jazz Happens Bar with Excess Luggage…

It’s always been Enlightened Planet’s goal to bring interesting musicians from around the world to perform in Asia in general, and in Thailand in particular. For seven years now we’ve tried to establish connections to make it easy to get things done when the chances arise. So, when a Norwegian keyboard player that I know […]

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Benny Lackner Trio: “Superbly modernistic piano trio music…”

It’s been just over a year since we last spotted Benny Lackner in Asia, a tumultuous year at that. Benny’s managed to release his fourth CD, entitled Cachuma, while also finding the time to learn the ropes as the first-time father of a lovely baby girl! For those of you who may still be unfamiliar […]

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Expanding Musical Boundaries with John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie is an acknowledged master of the electric guitar. As you might expect for someone who launched his musical career in the 1960’s, John has always been known as an experimenter. He was a key part of early fusion jazz bands with Billy Cobham, and the Brecker Brothers, but eventually followed his own muse […]

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