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NEWS: RECORDING

Brazilian Jazz Grooves Featured In New Release “Go!” By Florida Group O Som Do Jazz

Go! a new recording by Florida-based O Som Do Jazz—a group that plays Brazilian classics, as well as original music—was release on May 12th. The CD features 14 original compositions by David Manson and Andrea Moraes Manson in a variety of Brazilian styles including samba, Bossa nova, MBP & baião. Musicians from Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Puerto Rico ...

David Manson

David's musical experiences range from opera to soukous to avant garde to jazz to brass quintet to orchestra to Zappa and so on. He has been soloist and/or composer with the BONK New Music Festival, Subtropics New Music Festival, Society of Composers, SEAMUS and performed and recorded with Cecil Taylor, Sam Rivers, Eugene Chadbourne, Davey Williams and other innovators. His recordings include "Modern Music for Trombone", "Particle Zoo", "Fluid Motion" (with Sam Rivers), "Beast", "Infinita Bossa", "A Kiss for Rio" "Radiant Forces" & "Go!".

David directs the nonprofit EMIT series of adventurous music and leads Brazilian group O Som Do Jazz and the Helios Jazz Orchestra

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

David Manson, Sam Rivers, Doug Mathews, Anthony Cole, Jonathan Powell: Fluid Motion

Read "Fluid Motion" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Two Questions: Who are these guys? And what are they doing with Sam Rivers?

Sorry for the New York-centric approach, but pressing the play button on this disc by Fluid Motion had me scrambling for the lineup. This quintet comes out kicking ass and I hadn’t taken in any names. Except, of course for ...