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Album Review

Adam O' Farrill: Visions of Your Other

Read "Visions of Your Other" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Nella famiglia la musica è di casa: ritroviamo il padre, Arturo O'Farrill, pianista e compositore vincitore di Grammy, il nonno, Chico O'Farrill, leggendario bandleader cubano, Allison Deane, la mamma, pianista classica, Zack O'Farrill, il fratello maggiore, batterista. Non stupisce che anche il “piccolo" Adam (classe 1994) abbia iniziato a percorrere giovanissimo quei sentieri frequentando e registrando con maestri del calibro di Rudresh Mahanthappa, Mary Halvorson, Mulatu Astatke, Stephan Crump etc... fino a mettere in piedi un quartetto denominato Stranger Days ...

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Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble: Dreaming In Lions

Read "Dreaming In Lions" reviewed by Chris May

Music for dance comes in a variety of forms. At one end of the spectrum are abstract soundscapes composed without reference to the choreography with which they share the stage; an example being John Cage's work with the choreographer Merce Cunningham. At the other end of the spectrum is music written in close collaboration with the choreographer; an example being Igor Stravinsky's work for Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, which reached its peak in 1910 with The Firebird, jointly realized by ...

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True East: First EP

Read "First EP" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The debut release from collective trio True East is a patchwork party inviting gut-level utterances, punch-drunk strides, Latin-leaning grooves, and post-bop pronouncements to rejoice in each other's company. Engaged in near-unmitigated acts of creativity, trombonist Dan Lehner, bassist Ran Livneh and drummer Zack O'Farrill create an atmosphere rife with quick wit, raunchy rejoinders, catchy riffs and mindfully stumbling sentiments. But of greater importance than any specific suggestion(s), they flesh out a trio dynamic where there's trust and understanding built into ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Visions of Your Other

Biophilia Records


Dreaming In Lions

Blue Note Records


First EP

Self Produced


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