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Weber Iago: Piano Masters Series, Volume 3

Read "Piano Masters Series, Volume 3" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Clarity in sound and format link volumes two and three of Adventure Music's Piano Masters Series, but the artists showcased on these solo dates bear little resemblance to one another. Pianist Philippe Baden Powell, who was featured on Piano Masters Series, Volume 2 (Adventure Music, 2012), laid out a diverse piano portfolio filled with classic jazz fare ("Giant Steps") and nods to famous Brazilians (i.e. Caetano Veloso). Melody and rhythm powered his performances and a sense of relatively clear structural ...

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Weber Iago: Os Filhos do Vento

Read "Os Filhos do Vento" reviewed by John Kelman


With his Adventure Music début, Os Filhos do Vento (Children of the Wind), pianist/composer Weber Iago links together three of his consuming passions--jazz, classical and Brazilian music--into a rich blend that alludes to all without resting particularly in any one camp. Instead, he creates a sound that displays its broad roots while managing to be personal and specific.

Iago's jazz roots seem to reside in more eclectic territory. One clear influence is the genre-busting group Oregon, and it is, therefore, ...


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