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Preludio Flamenco by Francesco Crosara

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Album Title: Circular Motion
Label: OA2 Records
Released: 2024

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From a lifetime of music creation, Seattle-based Italian pianist and composer Francesco Crosara selected 10 of his compositions from the last 40 years with the idea of highlighting the nexus between early work, with its simplicity and youthful appeal, to later works where he expressed richer harmonic textures and possibilities. Always close by are the influences from his early mentoring in Rome from Chick Corea and Dizzy Gillespie, through his move to the US and the program at USC. Three different rhythm sections bring his music to life, each adding varied sonic textures and rhythmic vitality to the whole. Bassist Clipper Anderson and drummer Mark Ivester swing and float; the vibrant grooves of electric bassist Farko Dosumov and drummer D’Vonne Lewis lend a modern momentum; and the youthful eclecticism of bassist Osama Afifi and drummer Xavier Lecouturier adds yet another dimension. "Crosara’s compositions provide a source of joy, comfort, escape, and healing...distilling a multitude of identities, backgrounds, and personalities." - Earshot Jazz

Tracks

Preludio Flamenco; Longing; Julia's Tango; Gymnopédie No. 4; Circular Motion; Kurama; Passion; Maktoub; One Day Honey One Day Onions; Sarava.

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January 12, 2024

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