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Orlando le Fleming "It's real out here"

Read "Orlando le Fleming "It's real out here"" reviewed by Leo Sidran


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Album Review

Orlando le Fleming: From Brooklyn with Love

Read "From Brooklyn with Love" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


From the very first hearing it becomes clear that From Brooklyn with Love--Orlando Fleming's hard-swinging debut as a leader--is likely to be the start of a long upwardly mobile career for this young, Birmingham, England-born bassist, demonstrating all the makings of a pilot project that heralds the unfolding of a major talent with the keenest of ears, deeply expressive technique and penchant for challenge, all couched in a somewhat self-effacing personality, as Le Fleming plays with a quietness that belies ...

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Album Review

Orlando le Fleming: From Brooklyn With Love

Read "From Brooklyn With Love" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


British-born bassist Orlando le Fleming moved to New York in 2003 and has established himself as a sideman to a host of top-flight musicians including Billy Cobham, Jimmy Cobb and David Sanchez. From Brooklyn With Love is le Fleming's debut as leader--a live album of his original compositions, recorded at Freddy's Backroom in Brooklyn in late-November 2009. The album opens with the crystal clear guitar chords of Lage Lund on “False Dilemma." Lund's playing throughout the album ...

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Album Review

Orlando le Fleming: From Brooklyn With Love

Read "From Brooklyn With Love" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Orlando le Fleming, a British-born bassist residing in New York since 2003, has become a fully integrated part of the jazz scene in the Big Apple. While he has spent much of his time in a supportive role, working with the likes of vocalist Jane Monheit, fusion drumming legend Billy Cobham, saxophonist Seamus Blake and a long list of other high profile artists, he now stands poised and ready to establish himself as a leader with From Brooklyn With Love: ...


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