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Hugo Fattoruso: Hugo Fattoruso Y Barrio Opa

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Once upon a time in Uruguay, teenage brothers Osvaldo and Hugo Fattoruso stepped out of their musical family trio to play guitar and bass for popular Latin American jazz (swing) and rock 'n' roll ensembles, venturing in and around the region and woodshedding, which gave them time and space to work candombe rhythms and bossa nova harmonies and their attendant Afro-Cuban and European underpinnings into the Fattoruso's own composing style. Hugo eventually moved to New York City, redoubled the Afro-Cuban ...

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Sonic Styles of the Seventies

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Hugo Fattoruso Hugo Fattoruso Y Bario Opa Far Out Recordings 2018 Once upon a time in Uruguay, teenage brothers Osvaldo and Hugo Fattoruso stepped out of their musical family trio to play guitar and bass for popular Latin American jazz (swing) and rock 'n' roll ensembles venturing in and around the region, woodshedding which gave them time and space to work candombe rhythms and bossa nova harmonies, and their attendant Afro-Cuban and ...

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Hugo Fattoruso: Homework

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Producer Neil Weiss founded the Big Music label in order to release some live performances of legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius in various configurations. After the label was off the ground, he turned his attention to the south and released some noteworthy CDs by steel drummer Othello Molineaux, Brazilian Toninho Horta, and a nice collaboration between Romero Lubambo and Gil Goldstein. But Weiss’ latest passion, to which he has devoted the label’s attention for the time being, is the music of ...


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