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Edward Simon: Venezuelan Suite

Read "Venezuelan Suite" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

"Venezuelan Suite--ha detto Edward Simon--è nata dal desiderio di consolidare la mia eredità culturale, l'amore per la musica classica e la mia esperienza di musicista jazz."
L'opera documenta anche il debutto discografico dell'Ensemble Venezuela, formazione fondata dieci anni fa dal pianista venezuelano che riunisce alcuni dei massimi strumentisti di quella nazione, il più famoso dei ...

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Edward Simon: Venezuelan Suite

Read "Venezuelan Suite" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Venezuelan Suite is pianist Edward Simon's love letter to his homeland, but that's not all it is; it's the perfect confluence of Venezuelan ideals, jazz language and chamber-esque sophistication. In short, it's a masterpiece.

While every country has its musical adherents in American jazz circles, some are sorely underrepresented. That's why it's so ...