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Michiel Borstlap: Eldorado

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From rendering fusion super group Weather Report in an all-acoustic setting on Body Acoustic (Universal, 2005) to in-the-moment duets with drummer Bill Bruford, Dutch keyboardist Michiel Borstlap has few, if any, limits. Gramercy Park (Universal, 1999) was a remarkable set of acoustic and electric music that tackled classical repertoire, jazz standards and spontaneous composition. On Eldorado, Borstlap delivers an electrifyingly groove-happy set that picks up where Herbie Hancock's mid-1970s albums like Man- Child (Columbia, 1975) and later albums like Dis ...


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