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Aldo Salvent: Ancestros

Read "Ancestros" reviewed by Edward Blanco


One of the rising young talents in the jazz world in 2020 is Cuban-born, Miami-based tenor saxophonist Aldo Salvent, who issues his second solo album entitled Ancestros, melding elements of the jazz sound with rhythms of the world, as he pays tribute to the multi-cultural background from which he hails in a musical shout out to ...

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Ancestros

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: Frost and Grips; Limón; Cimarrón; Habana; Ancestros; Conga; La Giganta; Camina Con Tumbao; Tatuí; Canto Necio.

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Aldo Salvent: Ancestros

Read "Ancestros" reviewed by Don Phipps


With its varied rhythms, much of Latin music possesses an erotic dance-like quality with romance never far behind. And on his album Ancestros, composer and saxophonist Aldo Salvent certainly gives credence to these generalities. The album is chock-full of music that glides through a variety of beats and patterns like a dolphin skating atop the ocean ...

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Ancestros

Label: Newvelle Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: Side A: Black Movie; Duende; Vino; Ornette; Side B: It’s Good to be Free; Not So; Mumbo Jumbo; Ancestros; It’s Good to be Free.

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Francisco Mela: Ancestros

Read "Ancestros" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


One of the many fine musicians coming out of Cuba, Francisco Mela is an accomplished drummer/percussionist and composer. On Ancestros, his debut on the vinyl-only subscription label Newvelle, he has contributed seven original compositions to a collection that includes covers from Andrew Hill and Paul Motian. The album name--and its title track--are appropriated from Mela's prior ...


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