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Mário Costa with Marc Ducret & Benoit Delbeq: Oxy Patina

Read "Oxy Patina" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Nascent Portuguese drummer Mario Costa fronts a wily and power-packed supergroup with the addition of French musicians Marc Ducret and keyboardist Benoit Delbecq on this audiophile quality album that could also be useful for demoing high-end stereo equipment. More importantly, the kaleidoscopic disposition of this trio spans pensive intricacies, booming cadenzas, otherworldly spatial effects, swirling ostinatos and deep grooves, entrenched in a continual progression of unanticipated moves. Costa occasionally stretches out but often peppers the soloists via ...

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The New Album From Mario Costa And A Dip Into The Archive

Read "The New Album From Mario Costa And A Dip Into The Archive" reviewed by Bob Osborne

On this show new cutting edge jazz together with classic and contemporary sounds from the archives. The featured album is the latest release on Clean Feed from Portuguese drummer Mario Costa playing live at the 26th Festival de Jazz na Praca da Erva, in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, in July 2017, along with French musicians Marc Ducret (guitar) and Benoit Delbecq (keyboards). The three musicians present an exciting new take on the jazz trio, creating an impressive and ...


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