Home » Jazz Articles » Conosur

Jazz Articles about Conosur

171
Album Review

Conosur: Zonda

Read "Zonda" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


The DiMeola Effect. The spirit of Al DiMeola nuzzles every corner of this disc. This is no surprise with DiMeola protégés Hernan Romero and Tony Viscardo at the helm. Add to them DiMeola bassist Mario Rodriguez and this you have to have some DiMeola influence. This music is decidely Latin, well produced, and easy on the ears. Romero and Viscardo tip their hat to Piazzola (as DiMeola did) and to the master himself. The beautiful duet on “El Condor Pasa” ...

120
Album Review

Conosur: Zonda

Read "Zonda" reviewed by Jack Bowers


This is a rhythmically intense album of Latin compositions by Conosur (guitarists Hernán Romero and Tony Viscardo) augmented on occasion by vocals, percussion, bandoneon, cymbals, drums and/or bass. Romero wrote seven of the dozen tunes, Viscardo two. The others are “La Añera,” the familiar “El Condor Pasa” and Astor Piazzolla’s slow tango, “Oblivion.” Between them, Romero and Viscardo play a number of guitars — electric, acoustic, 12–string, nylon string — and Romero also plays charango, keyboards, cajón and sings (sometimes ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Jazzahead!
Polls & Surveys
Vote for your favorite musicians and participate in our brief surveys.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.