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Claudio Roditi: Simpatico

Read "Simpatico" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

In auge da più di trent'anni con il suo energico latin-jazz, il trombettista brasiliano imprime con questo bellissimo disco una virata inattesa alla sua musica per fare un inaspettato salto di qualità sia sul piano della composizione che dell'arrangiamento. Questi brani donano alla sua cifra espressiva valenza diversa, finendo con l'abbandonare gli abusati stereotipi del samba-jazz imposti dalle case ...

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Claudio Roditi: Simpatico

Read "Simpatico" reviewed by Larry Taylor

Fresh off his 2009 success with the Grammy-nominated Brazilliance x4 (Resonance), Claudio Roditi has released the stand-out Simpatico. As well as his peerless skills on trumpet, this CD shows off his writing talent with several originals in a samba/bossa groove, as well as some solid straight-ahead tunes.



From the Brazilian jazz tradition, Roditi has ...

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The Brian Lynch / Eddie Palmieri Project: Simpatico

Read "Simpatico" reviewed by Russ Musto

Brian Lynch is one of the most proficient “bilingual" artists in music--equally adept in both jazz and Latin genres. On this superb collaboration with piano giant Eddie Palmieri, the virtuoso trumpeter brings together his wealth of experience in both fields in a scintillating synthesis that is intelligent, exciting and truly personal. Lynch's understanding of Palmieri's unique ...

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Brian Lynch / Eddie Palmieri Project: Simpatico

Read "Simpatico" reviewed by Chris May

In a world which seems increasingly to be defined by racial and cultural sectarianism, it's always heartening to come across an artist who chooses to express himself in a non-native context--particularly when he does so with the poise that trumpeter Brian Lynch brings to Simpatico.

The album pairs Lynch with his frequent employer, Latin music piano ...

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Brian Lynch / Eddie Palmieri Project: Simpatico

Read "Simpatico" reviewed by Norman Weinstein

Two decades of working as a highly accomplished trumpeter in Eddie Palmieri's Latin jazz band has culminated for Brian Lynch with this completely ravishing recording alongside his musical mentor. While the name of the group might raise the question of “who's on first?", rest assured that this is an inspired collaboration with the less-celebrated Lynch firmly ...