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Take Five with Jose Negroni

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About Jose Negroni
Born and raised on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, is where Jose Negroni leader and founder of NEGRONI's TRIO commenced his humble beginnings. Pianist, composer and arranger of outstanding magical creativity, Jose Negroni talentedly combines his original classical style with tantalizing fusions of jazz and Latin rhythms. His group, NEGRONI's ...

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Multiple Grammy-Nominated Latin Jazz Group NEGRONI's TRiO Set To Release Ninth Album, "New Era," September 8th Via Sony Music Latin

Multiple Grammy-Nominated Latin Jazz Group NEGRONI's TRiO Set To Release Ninth Album, "New Era," September 8th Via Sony Music Latin

Genre-bending CD Explores A Multitude of Music which Group Founder Jose Negroni Grew Up With and Loves. New Era, the stunning new CD from multiple Grammy-nominated Jazz group NEGRONI's TRiO sets a new pace for the band in its exploration of multiple musical styles and sounds which have influenced Trio founder Jose Negroni throughout his life. Produced ...

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Negroni's Trio: On The Way

Read "On The Way" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Pianist José Negroni and his son, drummer Nomar Negroni, showcase their cross-genre versatility on On The Way--its unifying theme, a mélange of European melodic motifs and Latin romanticism, giving cohesion to this, their seventh release.

“Matices" opens with José Negroni's harp-like flowing lines, dramatically echoing in the silent pauses. It evolves into a ...

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Negroni's Trio: On The Way

Read "On The Way" reviewed by James Nadal

Live recordings, when properly produced, have a way of capturing the vitality and sense of urgency in the performance. The musicians are keenly aware that there will be one take only, so concentration and focus are at an optimum level. Negroni's Trio's On The Way was recorded live at Miami-Dade College, demonstrating the veracity upon which ...

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Negroni's Trio: On The Way

Read "On The Way" reviewed by Edward Blanco

With its seventh album titled On The Way, Grammy-nominated Negroni's Trio celebrates its ten year anniversary with a live recording of eight originals and two well-known standards, with a little help from saxophonist great Ed Calle and violinist Federico Britos. The father and son team of pianist Jose and drummer Nomar Negroni, has been performing together ...

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Negroni's Trio: Just Three

Read "Just Three" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

One way to keep a piano-led trio from sounding like so many others is to write original music for the group. Another is to take a page out of Jose Negroni's playbook, splitting time between acoustic and electric pianos.

The Puerto Rican composer/pianist taught for 16 years at the Island's Music Conservatory. After moving ...

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Negroni's Trio: Just Three

Read "Just Three" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

On its fifth release, the Miami-based Latin jazz trio led by Puerto Rican-born pianist Jose Negroni continues to explore its various influences, which go from straight-ahead to Caribbean beats, with classically-inspired moments. The disc opens with the rumba-inflected “Fingers," a fast-paced tune that features Negroni on electric piano. The chemistry between the bandleader and his gifted ...

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Negroni's Trio: Piano/Drums/Bass

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Forging ahead with his exciting contemporary jazz celebration, pianist José Negroni sparkles with unrestrained passion. His forceful keyboard work brings each interpretation into view head-on, with no holds barred. The trio's “take no prisoners" physicality gives its audience a highly rhythmic affair with unbridled powers of persuasion. Negroni, with his son Nomar at the drums and ...

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Negroni's Trio: Piano/Drums/Bass

Read "Piano/Drums/Bass" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Pianist Jose Negroni contributes most of the ten compositions on this new album save for Wayne Shorter's “Footprint" [sic] and Gershwin's “Summertime." The vibe of the pianist and the trio is that of the emerging style of Michel Camilo when he started recording in the mid-'80s. Both men exhibit the same intensive and percussive Latin-based piano ...