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Coreto: Aljamia

Read "Aljamia" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Coreto is an eleven-piece jazz ensemble from the Portuguese city of Porto. Aljamia, its début release, is also among the first albums to emerge from Porta-Jazz, an association of Porto jazz musicians.

Leader and alto saxophonist/flautist João Pedro Brandão is a student of the multilayered musical traditions of the Mediterranean. The region is a remarkably ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Coreto: Aljamia

Read "Aljamia" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The full power of Coreto's music is felt in the combinatorial possibilities that exist with eleven individualists pulling their weight. This particular project is the first of what promises to be many from the Porto-Jazz Association, a collective of strong, modern jazz personalities based in Oporto, Portugal. Though still at an early stage as a cooperative ...