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Nataliya Lebedeva Ensemble. Medium Cool.

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Nataliya Lebedeva Ensemble. Medium Cool.

I first heard music from this album not on a disc but at a presentation concert within the concert project "Jazz-Kolo". And already after a few minutes of the concert I knew for sure that by all means I was to have this disc – and that it would not be lost among others. Actually, that's just as it happened. Strange: although you could hardly characterize the album as quiet, unemotional – it leaves the feeling of tranquility. As though you have washed you face with morning water... The music carries warm coolness, quiet cheerfulness – here, this is revealed even clearer than on the debut album. Natalia Lebedeva composes wonderful, delicate melodies – and, it seems, does not try to be a rigid dictator. That is why in development of melodies, and in sounding of the rhythm section, one can hear not only confidence, but also – internal freedom. Igor Zakus named this music very feminine, refined – and I would add that in it the heart and mind sound equal, do not argue, search for harmonious interlacing. And discover it – not only in sounds, in the whole atmosphere. This album not just sounds, it constructs a certain space inside the listener – light, fresh, concentrated. Ready to act.

Anton Jozhik Leyba (Hedgehog)

Nataliya Lebedeva – piano
Igor Zakus – acoustic bass
Alex Fantaev - drums

Publisher: Comp music
Catalogue number: 2076682
Year: 2008

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Nataliya Lebedeva Ensemble

Domestic price: 320.60UAH
International price: $22.90USD
1. Mp3Windy Lullaby
2. Mp3Medium Cool
3.  Verse
4.  Just Get More
5. Mp3All the Things You Need
6. Mp3As If It Was A Spring
7.  Tell Me Something
8. Mp3Al Claps
 Total playing time: 46:32

Fragments of the compositions marked with Mp3 mark are available for listening. How to listen?

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Reviews (4)

  Елена К. , Киев
14-04-2009 12:42

Paints, и Medium Cool - шедевры украинского искусства. Входят в мой ТОП-10:) Более светлой очищающей музыки сразу и не вспомнишь. Всю ночь слушала мр3, а утром заказала оба оригинальных СД. Музыка Лебедевой и Трио как лакмусовая бумажка, после прослушивания обостряется слух на качественную музыку. Диски в коллекцию. Однозначно!

  , Киев, украина
24-03-2009 13:07

Оба альбома, и Paints, и Medium Cool просто замечательны. Я никогда не судил музыку по уровню профессионализма -самый титулованный музыкант может вызывать ноль эмоций. Здесь же эмоции - как бы приглушенные, интимные - на самом деле просто зашкаливают. это просто отличная музыка, достойная самых высших оценок. И не важно - будут эти оценки признаны широкой попсовой общественностью. В душах тех, кому эта музыка близка, Наталья Лебедева затронет самые глубинные слои. Спасибо ей.

  Александр , Сумы, Украина
23-11-2008 13:19

Очень своеобразный альбом...когда был на концерте - многие композиции звучали с саксофоном...он придавал яркую окраску и более мягкую мелодичность музыке...первый альбом мне более понятен...(может я еще не дорос)))...но в любом случае Наталья Лебедева делает прогрессивный, своеобразный и очень качественный продукт!!!...Спасибо...ждем еще альбомов!

  , Київ, Україна
30-04-2008 13:19

Хочу процитувати uajazz - "дуже мені жаль, що у нас немає джазової премії", бо цей альбом не просто отримав би якусь там статуетку, а переміг як Хенкоківський цього року на Греммі. По всіх статтях найкраща джазова українська робота. Порівняти ні з чим не можу. І, дякую Лебедєвій, дуже красива робота. Пишаюся.