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Dave Flippo: Dedications – Jazz From Planet Flippo

Read "Dedications – Jazz From Planet Flippo" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

So, when was the last time you tried to count a Greek and Irish jig in 14/8? Many years ago, the cognoscenti shared Joe Morello's giggle of relief when he and the rest of Dave Brubeck's quartet got through “Unsquare Dance." Dave Flippo, however, is light years beyond 7/4. But odd meter is really not the point. This is just music, and hugely enjoyable for all that. How could anyone, adventuresome or not, miss getting drawn into such a lively ...

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Flippo Music: Tao Tunes

Read "Tao Tunes" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

È il “Taoismo" ad influenzare l'immaginario musicale di Flippo spingendolo a rielaborare i testi di diciassette capitoli del “Tao Te Ching" inserendoli poi in altrettante composizioni originali. Le direzioni stilistiche in cui sono ambientati i brani vanno dalla  bossa nova al rock passando dal  tango alla samba e molte altre ancora. La formazione mostra flessibilità e sicurezza affrontando differenti stili in un contesto tematico certamente non facile. Flippo, dal canto suo, riesce a far collimare testi e musica dandongli omogeneità ...


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