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Roni Ben-Hur: Fortuna

Read "Fortuna" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il chitarrista israeliano Roni Ben-Hur vive a New York da oltre 25 anni, ma il sangue tunisino e spagnolo presente nelle sue radici familiari rimane ben presente e tinge con piacevoli influenze il suo jazz moderno adottato come linguaggio di base, in puro stile mainstream. Lo accompagnano in questo album il pianista Ronnie Mathhews (purtroppo deceduto ...

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Roni Ben-Hur: Fortuna

Read "Fortuna" reviewed by Andrew Velez

This is a worthy follow-up to Roni Ben-Hur's Smile (Motema, 2009), on which he was memorably paired with fellow guitarist Gene Bertoncini. The Israeli-born composer and arranger is teamed here with three stalwarts, the late pianist Ronnie Mathews, percussionist Steve Kroon and drummer Lewis Nash. This is the same rhythm section Ben-Hur used for the album ...

Fortuna

Label: Motéma Music
Released: 2009
Track listing: Fortuna; I Get Lost in His Arms; Guess Who; Modinha; The Intimacy of The Blues; Were Thine that Special Face; A Sleepin' Bee; Granada; You Are There; So Tinha de Ser Com Voce.

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Roni Ben-Hur: Fortuna

Read "Fortuna" reviewed by J Hunter

The most famous lyric from Charlie Chaplin's bittersweet song “Smile" is, “Smile, though your heart is aching/Smile, even though it's breaking." Roni Ben-Hur knows that methodology, and how: Smile (Motema, 2008), Ben-Hur's benefit disc with fellow guitarist Gene Bertoncini, was originally conceived as a duet with Ben-Hur's longtime bassist Earl May, who died before recording began. ...


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