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Mike Mainieri / Marnix Busstra Quartet: Twelve Pieces

Read "Twelve Pieces" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

The first meeting between vibraphonist Mike Mainieri and guitarist Marnix Busstra took place when Mainieri played on one of Busstra's earlier recordings. This led to a tour during which they looked at extending that musical relationship. One aspect would be different; they would collaborate in an acoustic setting, away from the electric projects they were currently ...


Mike Mainieri/Marnix Busstra Quartet: Twelve Pieces

Read "Twelve Pieces" reviewed by John Kelman

Released in Europe as the Marnix Busstra Trio featuring Mike Mainieri but in North America as the Mike Mainieri/Mike Busstra Quartet, the name change may reflect both vibraphonist Mainieri's significant involvement and his larger cachet, but Twelve Pieces remains a compelling look at this Netherlands-based guitarist. Less known on this side of the Atlantic, on the ...