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A nice write-up for Ehud Asherie “Modern Life”…

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www.criticaljazz.com Ehud Asherie is one of a handful of brilliant young artists on the vibrant New York scene that simply does not get the recognition he deserves. Asherie has paired with tenor giant Harry Allen on more than one occasion and the results are consistently stunning. Modern Life is the straight ahead Back To The Future Of Jazz. While Asherie does contribute two stellar original c ...Read More

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May 31st, 2012 at 8:57 pm

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Peter Hum weighs on Ehud Asherie and Harry Allen’s old-fashoined swing set “Modern Life”…

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jazzblog.ca Time machine jazz (CD reviews) By phum Mon, Jan 31 2011 COMMENTS(0) Jazzblog.ca Filed under: Larry Goldings, CD reviews, Harry Allen, Ehud Asherie Is tenor saxophonist Harry Allen the Dr. Who of jazz? You might think so, given the two recent CDs that feature the hornman, who turns 45 this year but revels in an esthetic and sound that was in full bloom decades before he was born. To rea ...Read More

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February 1st, 2011 at 11:46 pm

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Another review for Ehud Asherie “Modern Life” featuring Harry Allen….

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www.allaboutjazz.com Modern Life Ehud Asherie featuring Harry Allen | Posi-Tone Records (2010) By Raul d’Gama Rose It is rare indeed to discover a young pianist, so obviously neither a baby nor a Baby Boomer, who is steeped in the history and tradition of American music from the turn of the twentieth century onwards. To find he can write a mean blues is a wonder and more than a joy to hear. ...Read More

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April 28th, 2010 at 2:04 pm

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Some nice coverage for Ehud Asherie “Modern Life” featuring Harry Allen coming from the Step Tempest blog by writer Richard Kamins…..

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steptempest.blogspot.com Modern Life – Ehud Asherie, featuring Harry Allen (Posi-Tone Records) Young Israeli-born pianist Asherie, who’s worked with saxophonists Grant Stewart and his guest here Harry Allen issues his 3rd CD for Posi-Tone and he continues to show why he’s such a fine player. He thinks “melody first” when choosing material, likes to swing, and his so ...Read More

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March 25th, 2010 at 11:57 am

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Ken Franckling has some nice things to say about the new Ehud Asherie CD “Modern Life” featuring Harry Allen….

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Ehud Asherie, Modern Life (Posi-Tone) New York-based pianist Ehud Asherie has a sprightly, dancing style on the keyboard at times that is reminiscent at times of a longtime favorite swing practitioner, John Bunch. Asherie is in great company on this mainstream swing project, which features tenor saxophonist Harry Allen. Bassist Joel Forbes and drummer Chuck Riggs, two of Allen’s frequent collab ...Read More

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March 23rd, 2010 at 10:28 pm

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John Barron’s AAJ review for Ehud Asherie “Modern Life”….

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allaboutjazz.com New York-based pianist Ehud Asherie swings hard on Modern Life, his third release for Posi-Tone Records. With the help of tenor saxophonist Harry Allen, bassist Joel Forbes and drummer Chuck Riggs, the Israeli-born Asherie demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the piano jazz tradition. Throughout this set of standards and riff-based Asherie originals, it doesn’t take ...Read More

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March 20th, 2010 at 11:17 pm

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Something Else! review for Ehud Asherie “Modern Life”….

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somethingelsereviews.com Ehud Asherie (featuring Harry Allen) Modern Life As a piano player who is very respectful of tradition, Ehud Asherie is often of the Harry Allen state of mind. This past Tuesday came forth Modern Life, Aherie’s third as a sole leader, all of which have come from from Posi-Tone Records. The young Israeli-born pianist, whose style recalls Erroll Garner, is a master of sty ...Read More

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March 19th, 2010 at 1:20 am

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Bruce Lindsay’s AAJ review for Ehud Asherie “Modern Life”…

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www.allaboutjazz.com Modern life, if this fine recording from Israeli-born, New York-based pianist Ehud Asherie is anything to go by, happened sometime between the late-1940s and the late-’50s. From the beautifully-designed packaging—with the greens and golds of the graphics matched by those of Asherie’s suit, shirt and tie—to the exquisite renditions of classic tunes and a couple ...Read More

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March 16th, 2010 at 11:20 pm

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Dan Bilawsky’s AAJ review for Ehud Asherie “Modern Life”….

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www.allaboutjazz.com A dichotomy exists within the musical mind of pianist Ehud Asherie. The youthful pianist is clearly an old soul in many ways. His choice of material—including tunes from George Gershwin, Billy Strayhorn and Jerome Kern—combined with his knowledge of stride piano and fondness for the jazz masters of the early twentieth century are a throwback. However, Asherie also shows ...Read More

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March 13th, 2010 at 1:15 am

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