John Patitucci: Communion
Of his decision to incorporate a wide variety, Patitucci says, "Over the years, jazz has always absorbed a lot of different cultures. Jazz is the ultimate world music because it has had an interaction of different cultures, and I see Communion as a continuation of that."
Track Listing: Bariloche; Calabria; Choro Luoco; Isabella; Communion; Misterioso; Valentine; The Sower; Soul Eyes; Bohemia After Dark.
Personnel: John Patitucci- acoustic bass, 6-string electric bass; Joe Lovano- soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Branford Marsalis- soprano saxophone; Chris Potter- soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Tim Ries- flute, alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet; Luciana Souza- vocals; Bruce Barth, Brad Mehldau, Ed Simon- piano; Brian Blade, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez- drums; Marc Quinones- congas, percussion; Duduka DaFonseca, Valtinho Anastacio- berimbau, percussion; Richard Rood, Elizabeth Lim Dutton- violin; Lawrence Dutton- viola; Sachi Patitucci- cello.
Record Label: Concord Music Group