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Dave Liebman: Ceremony

Read "Ceremony" reviewed by James Nadal

The most distinguished characteristic of Afro-Caribbean music--as well as its greatest contribution to the jazz idiom--has been the drums. If we take this one step further, the Afro-Cuban tradition of drumming has had the highest degree of influence, and has been readily identifiable, since the Latin dance crazes of the mid twentieth century brought these diverse ...

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Dave Liebman: Ceremony

Read "Ceremony" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

This exciting new album returns to the haunting evocative beauty of the origins of jazz rhythms but has a contemporary feeling infused into it by very sophisticated players of contemporary jazz and Latin music who give the album a special shine. While jazz matured within an eclectic mix of American music ranging from marching bands to ...

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Omar Sosa – NDR Bigband: Ceremony

Read "Ceremony" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Per buona sorte Omar Sosa, che fin dal suo apparire ci suggerì promesse e insidie entrambe poi - nel bene e nel male - rispettate, non è solo quello del grand guignol di certe sue live performances (tipo quella all'ultimo Bergamo Jazz). Questo album, realizzato in coabitazione con la NDR Bigband (oltre al suo quartetto), che ne rilegge con ...