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Edward Ratliff: Barcelona in 48 Hours

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Rhapsodalia and Five Agents are comparable yet unique quintets led by instrumental wizard Edward Ratliff. His work on cornet, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, accordion, celeste, and even Fender Rhodes makes you want to tap your foot, be social, and clank wine glasses (better yet beer pints). Early last month, Five Agents graced Barbès (one of Brooklyn's better ...

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Edward Ratliff: Barcelona in 48 Hours

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Barcelona in 48 Hours has been a multimedia celebration of film, dance, photography, and music in its various incarnations over the past couple of years, and one of the pieces of fallout is this soundtrack CD from the short film of the same name. The film, produced and directed by Anja Hitzenberger and Edward Ratliff, consists ...

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Edward Ratliff: Barcelona in 48 Hours

Read "Barcelona in 48 Hours" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Music written for a film does not always stand up on its own. This is one of the exceptions, an enticing body of work that accompanied the short of the same name; a film about movement that was comprised almost entirely of black and white photographs.

Ratliff composed or co-composed all the tunes. He ...

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Edward Ratliff: Barcelona In 48 Hours

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As the soundtrack to a short film of the same name, Barcelona In 48 Hours travels through myriad textures and themes. Like Miles Davis, trumpeter Edward Ratliff brings out different views from beneath the jazz umbrella, from muted cornet in a traditional Spanish sweep to hip-hop rhythms in a contemporary language.

Several arrangements of ...

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Edward Ratliff: Barcelona in 48 Hours

Read "Barcelona in 48 Hours" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Multi-instrumentalist Edward Ratliff's self-professed influences include kung fu movies, 18th century Bohemian wind music, jazz, the Golden Age of Hollywood, tangos, boleros, Vietnamese pop songs and free improvisation--a short list. A litany like that might make you tag him as something of a clever crackpot; but a talented crackpot, if you've encountered his previous disc, Wong-Fei ...