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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Pierluigi Balducci: Blue from Heaven

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Traveling the world from South Africa to Svalbard, a harsh truth is revealed: despite challenges facing recorded music--and, paradoxically, the sheer volume being released--an increasing number of musicians deserving broader recognition are unable to transcend their native countries. Hiring internationally renowned players might seem a good tactic, but the result too often reflects exactly what it is: unknown musicians playing with ringers. The music may be well-played--as it better be from such musicians of caliber--but does it actually feel like ...


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