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Sumrrá: 6 Mulleres

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Throughout the history of jazz, musicians have looked to figures inside and outside of music for inspiration. In this tradition, the Spanish trio Sumrrá created their album, 6 Mulleres, as an homage to six women from the recent past and contemporary times who rose up and successfully challenged prevailing archetypes. Sumrrá indicates on its website that the album is a ..."21st Century contemporary musical approach to feminism." The album is an ode to positive change. But it is ...

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Sumrrá: 5 Journeys

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The Spanish jazz scene continues to propagate, and is to the point now that it is self-sufficient in its creation of top rate artists. Not only are there younger players coming up, but the established veterans are maintaining an impressive output of new material. Sumrrá falls into the latter category, and with its release of 5 Journeys, displays why they are consistently one of the best jazz ensembles in the Iberian Peninsula. Celebrating fifteen years as a working ...