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Album Review

Nora McCarthy/Jorge Sylvester: A Small Dream in Red

Read "A Small Dream in Red" reviewed by Florence Wetzel


A Small Dream in Red is a new CD as well as the name of the group composed of vocalist Nora McCarthy and alto saxophonist Jorge Sylvester. Inspired by painter Wassily Kandinsky's 1925 masterpiece of the same name, A Small Dream in Red is a joy of dynamic interplay between two diverse talents. McCarthy's roots include the American songbook, R&B, Brazilian music, and Hawaiian folk, and in recent years she's embraced--and been embraced by--the avant-garde. Sylvester, who studied at Karl ...


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