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Punto Radio - ANIMAJAZZ features Seven Octaves 'Who Can I Turn To'

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In episode 839 of Punto Radio's "ANIMAJAZZ", for tonight - Tuesday 6 November is Seven Octaves - 'Who Can I Turn To' from 'The New Scene.'

Sarah Vaughan fully embraced the best pop music of her lengthy career, and her 1966 release "The New Scene" is ample evidence - buoyed with exuberant and thoughtful interpretation. It was this enthusiasm that inspired and fueled jazz pianist Kenny MacKenzie to recreate the album instrumentally - with brand new and often exotic arrangements that borrow elements from 1950's space-age pop.

This is the first time Kenny has merged his seemingly disparaged musical careers. As a pianist he has most often recorded his own compositions in trio or quartet format - striking a note with many radio stations; receiving generous airplay nationally and abroad with releases like "There You Are" & "Moved". As Seven Octaves in an entirely different milieu he scored several #1 slots across college radio in America with releases like "Simple Work" and "Encouragements"; the later in regular rotation on the nationally syndicated nighttime show "Undercurrents" for two years.

"ANIMAJAZZ" is conceived and conducted by BRUNO POLLACCI and airs on Pisa Italy's Punto Radio.