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Guillermo Bazzola: Lost & Found

Read "Lost & Found" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


Argentinian guitarist Guillermo Bazzola's deep admiration for late flugelhornist and composer Kenny Wheeler began to blossom back in 1979, when Bazzola was only 17 years old and first discovered the trumpet player's early oeuvre. His love for the Canadian pioneer of post-romantic jazz manifests itself in, among other things, the name of the independent label the guitarist created as an outlet for releasing his music. It's called “Gnu Town"--a play on Wheeler's much revered 1975 studio album Gnu High (ECM), ...

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Guillermo Bazzola & Summer Quartet: Alas

Read "Alas" reviewed by John Kelman


While Argentinean guitarist/composer Guillermo Bazzola spends most of his time these days in Spain, where aside from leading several projects he is active as a music educator, his heart remains in Buenos Aires. That's not to say, however, that his music is confined to extrapolating on the ethnicity of his native country. Alas, recorded with his Summer Quartet is, in fact, a recording that could have been made anywhere. While South American influences are evident, they are no more so ...


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