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Review | Kurt Rosenwinkel, CAIPI — February 25, 2017. LesInRocks
"A vision lascivious but miraculously exempt from exotic nonsense, which allows us to fall innocently in love with Caipi."
Review | Kurt Rosenwinkel, CAIPI — February 22, 2017, GinaLovesJazz.com
"The first release on his new imprint is his own album where he not only plays acoustic and electric guitars, but electric bass, piano, drums, percussion, synth, and casio, and where he sings. The result: a jazz-pop-Brazil hybrid that is so very entertaining and a pure joy to listen to that I would depict it as the first real highlight of the year."
Kurt Rosenwinkel Made A New Album, CAIPI — February 22, 2017, JazzPort.cz
"One of the most respected guitarists and composers of his generation jazz Kurt Rosenwinkel decided to make a radical cut in his career, the release of a new album titled, Caipi. The album, which Rosenwinkel worked continuously for ten years, will be released in early February 2017, and his debut as an emerging music publisher Heartcore Records."
Review | Kurt Rosenwinkel: CAIPI — February 10, 2017, dragonjazz.com
“Forget everything you know about Kurt Rosenwinkel, a creative guitarist revealed at the turn of the millennium and whose album, The Next Step (2001), marked the era by exposing new ideas both in terms of melodic and improvisation. Breaking with his usual style, his latest production is a different, lighter project that brings together songs from the paradise island of Caipi, a fictional place not too far from the Brazilian coast.”
Review | Kurt Rosenwinkel, CAIPI — February 10, 2017, writteninmusic.com
“American jazz guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel's like Bill Frisell one of the most influential jazz guitarists of his generation, like performers which already numerous albums at a relatively young age, performances and collaborations (including Paul Motian, Brad Mehldau, Brian Blade and Q-Tip) behind it. He is known for his very specific playing style and sound, but also because of its flexibility and versatility.”
CAIPI: Kurt Rosenwinkle’s New Album Out February 10 — February 4, 2017, Where’s Eric Magazine
"Ten years in the making, the record is easily his most personal record to date. Kurt plays all the instruments with the company of notable guests Amanda Brecker, Mark Turner, and Eric Clapton."
Kurt Rosenwinkel: From Settlement Kid To Leading Jazz Innovator — December 21, 2016, Philly.com
“Kurt Rosenwinkel began taking lessons at Settlement Music School’s Germantown Branch when he was only 9. At the time, he was just another Philly kid taking piano lessons. It would be three years before he would pick up the guitar, which quickly took over as his instrument of choice, and on which he would become one of the leading innovators of his generation.”
Kurt Rosenwinkle's New Venture — October 24, 2016, Paste
“One of the leading lights of contemporary jazz guitar and perhaps the most influential six-stringer of his generation, Kurt Rosenwinkel has enjoyed a successful career which has seen a slew of acclaimed releases on the Criss Cross, Verve and World of Mouth labels. The guitarist, who resides in Berlin, was in town in early September for a week-long engagement with his new trio at the Village Vanguard with the incredible Italian bassist Dario Deidda and drummer Lawrence Leathers.”
Kurt Rosenwinkel, plays in trio the "banned" jazz — Summer 2016, Correire Della Serra, Rome
"Free improvisation from Hendrix to Metheny. Indefinable, their music. However, play it, must be a pure fun: synthesis of past experiences and creative freedom, in a reference to citazi oni and in a flood of improvisation, jazz lessons and Jimi Hendrix, the atmosphere Metheny and psychedelic rock."