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Matt Kane: Acknowledgement

Read "Acknowledgement" reviewed by Don Phipps

A hard-charging affair interlaced with charm, Matt Kane's Acknowledgement, surely stands as an homage to some of the jazz giants associated with jny: Kansas City. Three of the compositions were penned by Bobby Watson, who presently calls Kansas City home [and is Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Missouri--Kansas City (UMKC) Conservatory of Music], ...

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Bobby Matos And The Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble: Acknowledgement

Read "Acknowledgement" reviewed by Edward Blanco

A veteran percussionist and pioneer of the Latin jazz genre since the early sixties, Bobby Matos has created an excellent fusion of Latin and Afro-jazz music on Acknowledgement. Matos records ten original hot and heavy, hip-moving compositions with his Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble and pays tribute to the legendary John Coltrane with Afro-Latin arrangements of three ...

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Bobby Matos and His Latin Jazz Ensemble: Acknowledgement

Read "Acknowledgement" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

It's too bad that the audience actually watching the show at Queens' Jamaica Jams Festival on August 6th wasn't as large as expected--most people there seemed to be more interested in shopping and eating than enjoying the music. Their loss, for those who did stop to listen to the short set presented by Bobby Matos and ...