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Lydian Sound Orchestra: Back to Da Capo

Read "Back to Da Capo" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Riccardo Brazzale formed the Lydian Sound Orchestra in 1989. His initial inspiration was Miles Davis, but he changed the musical equation by bringing in his own touch, which he calls a “contemporary aesthetical approach.

The Orchestra's first recording, Melodious Thunk (Totem Records, 1993), was a blend of original compositions with selections from Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington. Two years later they followed up with Timon of Athens, a suite of Ellington's music, in the midst of which they played Frederick ...


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