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Content by tag "Retrato/Portrait"

Michel Nirenberg: Retrato/Portrait

Read "Retrato/Portrait" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

È un debutto particolarmente brillante questo di Michel Nirenberg, giovane sassofonista brasiliano residente dal 2012 negli Stati Uniti dove ha perfezionato la sua formazione musicale con un master's degree in music performance conseguito alla James Madison University.
Nato a Rio De Janeiro in una famiglia vicina alla musica, Michel ha un solido bagaglio classico ...

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Michel Nirenberg: Retrato/Portrait

Read "Retrato/Portrait" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

It only takes a few seconds of listening to “Chorinho Em Aldeia/Na Gloria"--the album-opening track on Retrato/Self Portrait--to realize there's something special about Michel Nirenberg's playing. This young multi-reedist--a native of Rio de Janeiro who's currently based in Washington D.C.--marries virtuosity, exuberance, and emotional depth in his work, confidently covering everything from choro to cha-cha and ...