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Album Review

Luiz Millan: Brazilian Match

Read "Brazilian Match" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Brazilian Match is a tour-de-force of classic and contemporary Brazilian music written by and featuring singer-songwriter Luiz Millan. Millan's fifth album is a leader is his first for Jazz Station Records and Brazilian jazz impresario Arnaldo DeSouteiro, whose storied history includes working with Antonio Carlos Jobim, Eumir Deodato, Dom Um Romão, João Donato, and other legends, and who called Millan “a composer's composer." “A great melodist who also happens to be a great poet, a fabulous storyteller; a ...

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John Tropea: Gotcha Rhythm Right Here

Read "Gotcha Rhythm Right Here" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Although thirty-one musicians are listed, guitarist John Tropea's latest recording isn't strictly a big-band album, as the sidemen perform on assorted tracks in groups whose size varies from five to twelve. Tropea is always present, of course, as is his friend and fellow composer / arranger Chris Palmaro on the Hammond B3 organ or Fender Rhodes keyboard (Palmaro also plays bass, drums, strings and percussion). As the album's title denotes, rhythm is always present as well, much of it a ...

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Recording

Guitar Great John Tropea's Complete Catalogue Now Available For Digital Download

Guitar Great John Tropea's Complete Catalogue Now Available For Digital Download

Source: Carol Green, Redwood Entertainment

New York, NY: The time has finally arrived when guitar master John Tropea’s complete body of solo artist recordings are available as a digital release on CD Baby, iTunes and other digital platforms. And what a showing this offering is! From his first release, Tropea (1975), to his latest 11th CD release, Take Me Back to the Ol’ School, many of which were co-produced with Will Lee, Tropea’s solo work has defined him as the guitarist’s guitarist, as well as ...

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Radio

WFDU-FM All Live Broadcast: John Tropea, Melvin Sparks, Bob Devos on Saturday, 2/21

WFDU-FM All Live Broadcast: John Tropea, Melvin Sparks, Bob Devos on Saturday, 2/21

Source: All About Jazz

On Saturday 2/21/4, “Sounds of Blue" Extended edition will be a 6 hour all live performance broadcast at our new recording studio at 89.1 WFDU-FM in Teaneck NJ, also streaming on the worldwide web: www.WFDU.FM. The show will air from 6pm till Midnight.

This show closes the WFDU February Fund drive, and we will be taking pledges during the broadcast. Featured performers are: John Tropea's Band, Melvin Sparks, Jerry Vivino, Rob Paparozzi, Bob DeVos trio, Tommy Mitchell, Terry Silverlight's group ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Brazilian Match

Jazz Station Records
2023

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CTI + RVG

CTI Records
2009

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Do It Again - The...

Verve Records
2007

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Jacaranda (Enhanced...

Jazz Station Records
1998

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Andar Descalço (Barefoot) feat. Randy Brecker

From: Brazilian Match
By John Tropea

In the Grove of the Jacarandas

From: Brazilian Match
By John Tropea

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