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Ricardo Peixoto: scary beautiful

Read "scary beautiful" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


A well-known chocolate confection advertises itself as “Indescribably Delicious." That phrase also aptly describes guitarist/composer Ricardo Peixoto's album, Scary Beautiful. It is a recording of rainbow textures, infectious energies and utterly superior musicianship. And, it is one that encourages devouring. Peixoto (pronounced pay-sho-to), Brazilian by birth and now residing in L.A., gives us his third--and best--recording to date as leader. As one might expect of a player from such a rich musical and cultural landscape, the effort ...


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