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Lama + Joachim Badenhorst: The Elephant's Journey

Read "The Elephant's Journey" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The trio Lama, a regular working ensemble with Portuguese musicians, trumpeter Susana Santos Silva and double bassist Gonçalo Almeida, plus Canadian drummer Greg Smith should seriously consider becoming a quartet, with the permanent inclusion of Belgian clarinetist Joachim Badenhorst. The trio's music just feels more complete with their release The Elephant's Journey.Lama's first disc Oneiros (Clean Feed, 2011), was in trio, and saxophonist/clarinetist Chris Speed was their guest on the live recording Lamaçal (Clean Feed, 2013). His interaction, ...


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