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Erik Friedlander: Oscalypso

Read "Oscalypso" reviewed by Troy Collins

As a veteran of the fertile 1990s Downtown NYC scene, cellist Erik Friedlander has been involved in myriad creative endeavors, including innovative sideman work with Dave Douglas and John Zorn, while leading his own unique ensembles, such as Chimera and Topaz. More recently, Friedlander has been performing solo and developing projects inspired by rural Americana, but ...

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Erik Friedlander: Oscalypso

Read "Oscalypso" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Quattro rappresentanti della storica scena downtown newyorchese si riuniscono negli studi East Side Sound di quella città e registrano un disco tributo all'Oscar Pettiford violoncellista. Nove brani mostrano senza veli l'eleganza, lo swing, il senso melodico, la precisione della scrittura di Pettiford, con il quartetto di Erik Friedlander che asseconda pienamente queste caratteristiche esaltandole e personalizzandole ...