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São Paulo Underground: Beija Flors Velho E Sujo

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Poteva sembrare un divertissement nel già denso percorso progettuale di Rob Mazurek, quello dei São Paulo Underground e invece eccoci qui al quarto disco, nonché a una continuità concertistica che ci raccontano della centralità della band nel mondo del compositore e trombettista americano. Le ragioni tra l'altro non sono difficili da capire: da sempre aperto alle suggestioni di mondi tra l'arcaico ...

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Sao Paulo Underground: Beija Flors Velho E Sujo

Read "Beija Flors Velho E Sujo" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Once again this trio sounds like a larger unit and its capricious implementations remain a constant. The band's makeup contains an assortment of keys, percussion, electronics effects and other tools of the trade. Yet Chicago progressive jazz trumpeter Rob Mazurek is the primary soloist, sporting a big brassy tone and imposing presence. The musicians unify the ...

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Sao Paulo Underground: Beija Flors Velho E Sujo

Read "Beija Flors Velho E Sujo" reviewed by Troy Collins

Integrating spirited avant-garde jazz improvisation and lo-fi electronica with the revolutionary innovations of Brazil's Tropicalia movement, Beija Flors Velho E Sujo is São Paulo Underground's fourth recording and the first to exclusively feature the variable ensemble's core trio. The group was originally co-founded by Chicago-based cornetist Rob Mazurek and Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Mauricio Takara, whose debut, Sauna: ...