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David Sanchez: Obsession

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David Sanchez: Obsession
It comes as no surprise that David Sanchez, who was born in Puerto Rico and started playing tenor at age 12, would want to fill Obsesion with compositions from his homeland, Brazil and Cuba. These are the sounds he grew up with. The only tune by a non-Latin American is Cuban Fantasy, written by American pianist Ray Bryant. Apart from David's big tone on tenor (reminiscent of Stanley Turrentine, among others) the CD is dominated by the sounds of all manner of Latin percussion. Drummer Adan Cruz works hand in hand with Pernell Saturnino (congas, shakers and whistles), Richie Flores (timbales) and Hector Matos (barriles). David's lovely, swaying ballads (augmented by a small, subtle string section) contrast nicely with his hot and spicy Latin romps. A fine effort by a gifted young player. 4-5 stars.

Personnel

David Sanchez: saxophone, tenor.

Album information

Title: Obsession | Year Released: 1998 | Record Label: Columbia Records

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