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Paul Lieberman: Ibeji

Read "Ibeji" reviewed by Greg Simmons


Paul Lieberman attempts to blend the distinctions between American jazz and Brazilian music--two streams he regards as twins separated at birth--on Ibeji. In his explorations, the woodwind specialist, playing flutes and saxophones, wears his appreciation for both forms on his sleeve. Ibeji employs two distinct lineups: the first plays American music in the Brazilian style and features the brilliant drummer Duduka da Fonseca, working his brushes and sticks in tight swirls and subtle reverberations. The second lineup does ...

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Take Five With Paul Lieberman

Read "Take Five With Paul Lieberman" reviewed by Paul Lieberman


Meet Paul Lieberman: After a session at Mickey Hart's, Gil Evans noted to Airto Moreira: “everything he plays sounds right," and David Sanborn responded to a show in New York with a surprise kiss. Saxophonist and flutist Paul Lieberman's 2011 CD ibeji features a number of legendary musicians: Rufus Reid and Nilson Matta on bass, Duduka da Fonseca, Tim Horner, and Allman Brothers co-founder Jaimoe on drums, Joel Martin on piano, and Eugene Friesen on cello.


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