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Adam Rapa: Life on the Road

Read "Life on the Road" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

In Italian, rapa translates, ever so blandly, as turnip. In the dialect of music and trumpeting, Rapa probably translates as supernova. Reminiscent of the Hubble Telescope's display of spectacular images of galaxies far away, their beauty exploding in viewer's eyes and hearts, Adam Rapa's Life on the Road is a prismatic and almost spectacular CD.

On this, his first solo CD, Rapa, a Jack Sparrow-like swashbuckler of sounds, screams with virtuosity, displaying a wide range of technical yet beautiful playing. ...


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