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by Harry S. Pariser
Picking up a copy of Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba , the high quality sleeve design and liner notes prepare one for the wonderful music to be found within. This extraordinary two-CD set has both a history and legacy behind it. Born in 1953 in Oakland, California, Rosewoman migrated to New York City more than ...
Label: Advance Dance Disques
Track listing: Divine Passage (Eleggua) [Paseo Divino]; Dance for Agayu; Natural Light (Obatala) [La Luz Natural]; Por Ahora Y Para Siempre (For Now and Forever); Vamp for Ochun; Old Calabar (Abakua); Rezo a Ochun (Prayer for Ochun); In Praise of Spiritual Guides (Eggun) [Elogio De Las Guias Espirituales]; Perdon (Rumba); Obalube (Chango); Where Water Meets Sky (Yemaya) [Donde Agua Resuelve Al Cielo]; Agua Dulce Del Bosque (Ochun) [Sweet Forest Water]; Warrior (Ochosi); Earth Secrets (Babaluaye) [Secretos De La Tierra].
by Donald Elfman
As Michele Rosewoman and her Quintessence project evolve, the music continually reflects all the influences that have shaped this most intriguing composer and pianist. Take for example the opening minute of The In Side Out . What sounds like a string section but is, in fact, electronics, leads to some appealingly complex writing for a frontline ...
by Mark F. Turner
The In Side Out is stimulating, unpredictable, and groove-centric. Though Michele Rosewoman's recent involvements have included writing big band charts, performing solo piano at Yoshi's, working with Robin Eubanks' EB3 ensemble, duo concerts with Greg Osby and extensive educational activities including a two-day residency at Berklee School of Music, it's been six years since the pianist's ...