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Sylvain Del Campo: Eclipsis

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Saxophonist Sylvain del Campo's quartet is the sort of group favored by Aphrodite Records label boss Jean-Jacques Grabowski: earnest journeymen who, in the midst of uniformly good performances, manage from time to time to pull off remarkable moments.For del Campo, the remarkable moments begin early on Eclipsis, with a frenetic sax-plus-drums passage midway through the opening track, “Epicentre"; though Del Campo's instrument is the alto saxophone, here he places himself squarely and athletically in the lineage of both ...


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