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The Humanity Quartet: Humanity

Read "Humanity" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

This release is from four veteran, first-call jazz instrumentalists who are all concerned about the worldwide loss of humanity (hence, the title of both the quartet and the CD), and wanted to demonstrate what can happen when grown-ups truly connect. As co-producer, bassist, and composer Sean Smith explains in his articulate and passionate liners, ..."the Humanity ...

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The Humanity Quartet: Humanity

Read "Humanity" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Music with a message? With a name like the Humanity Quartet and a CD titled Humanity, one might certainly presume no less. Music designed to help save the world from itself? Well, that's an exceedingly tall order. The Humanity Quartet, bassist Sean Smith writes, was indeed created with such a lofty goal in mind, “recognizing the ...

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Luis Garay Percussion World: Humanity

Read "Humanity" reviewed by Jim Olin

Humanity is the most recent studio work by percussion guru Luis Garay. His music is the quintessential example of fusion: this record is at a true crossroads, where many different styles and influences meet up halfway through the track, going for a really unique flow and very special feel. Rhythms from Africa and grooves from the ...

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Tom Harrell - Dado Moroni: Humanity

Read "Humanity" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Humanity è un disco formidabile, destinato a lasciare una traccia significativa nella discografia jazzistica del 2007. Ne è protagonista un duo stupefacente, che ci regala un’ora di musica intensa, ricca di lirismo e pathos. Le linee melodiche lunghe e trasognate della tromba si incontrano a meraviglia con il pianismo muscolare e pirotecnico di Moroni, per un incontro condotto mirabilmente ...