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Rosa Passos: Romance

Read "Romance" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

On Rosa Passos' new release, the “female João Gilberto" emerges with a selection of tunes all having to do with the faces of love, from asserting one's feelings towards a significant other to dealing with the prospect of being alone. On “Preciso Aprender A Ser So," she sings about coming to terms with the end of ...

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Jacob Garchik: Romance

Read "Romance" reviewed by Laurel Gross

Jacob Garchik may be a trombonist but he marches to the tune of a different drummer.

Although his compositions and playing on this new recording don't fall into an easy category, Romance is eminently likeable. While at first everything sounds unpredictable and free-spirited--imagine colors you haven't seen, combinations of sounds you haven't heard--it's soon ...

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Simone Kopmajer: Romance

Read "Romance" reviewed by William Grim

Romance is the debut CD by Austrian singing wunderkind and Mark Murphy protege Simone Kopmajer, who sings with a maturity that belies her age of 23. Two things that immediately struck this listener were Kopmajer's good taste and her acute ear. By acute ear, I mean her sensitivity to what is going on around her musically, ...