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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Nelson Cascais: Nine Stories

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Like the country itself, the jazz scene in Portugal is small, but its exquisite aesthetics are quickly revealed to those with only the willingness to explore. Your faithful musical travel guide points you in the direction of bassist Nelson Cascais and this exquisite slice of elegantly arranged small-group jazz modernity, one devoid of any obvious Latin influence.

The revelation here is that all the flavors that make this cozido special do not emanate from Portugalia. The sublimely soulful and delectably ...


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