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Sumrrá: 6 Mulleres

Read "6 Mulleres" reviewed by Don Phipps

Throughout the history of jazz, musicians have looked to figures inside and outside of music for inspiration. In this tradition, the Spanish trio Sumrrá created their album, 6 Mulleres, as an homage to six women from the recent past and contemporary times who rose up and successfully challenged prevailing archetypes. Sumrrá indicates on its website that ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

James Nadal's Best of 2015

Read "James Nadal's Best of 2015" reviewed by James Nadal

These selections start out heavy into the blues, in appreciation to those that are still playing and producing this important American art form. Gospel and soul tinged vocals as well as a Latin dance oriented orchestra are represented, as is African derived world music featuring native acoustic instrumentation. We round it out by offering a trio ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Sumrrá: 5 Journeys

Read "5 Journeys" reviewed by James Nadal

The Spanish jazz scene continues to propagate, and is to the point now that it is self-sufficient in its creation of top rate artists. Not only are there younger players coming up, but the established veterans are maintaining an impressive output of new material. Sumrrá falls into the latter category, and with its release of 5 ...