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Diego Pinera: Odd Wisdom

Read "Odd Wisdom" reviewed by Phillip Woolever


In certain musical occasions the essence of time is more vividly pronounced than others. That equation is often pronounced clearly in the technique of how a drummer applies various rhythms, and the resulting effect those metrics have on a song or project. Drummer Diego Pinera is a widely travelled percussionist from Uruguay, currently based in Berlin. His second release on the German-based ACT label demonstrates a vast range of compositional skills recorded during one brief, extremely productive session ...

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Diego Pinera Trio: My Picture

Read "My Picture" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Berlin-based drummer/composer Diego Pinera steps out for an ambitious trio program with saxophonist Mark Turner and bassist Ben Street. Pinera was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, but has lived in Germany since 2003. He studied at the Berklee College of Music (U.S.), the University of Music in Havana (Cuba), and the University of Music and Theater in Leipzig (Germany): he gets around. Latin jazz is his core interest, but this music is simply creative contemporary jazz, sometimes with a ...


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