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Drew Paralic: Wintertime Tunes Of Drew Paralic

Read "Wintertime Tunes Of Drew Paralic" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

While the cold chill of winter seems to jump out of the cover of composer/arranger Drew Paralic's EP-length ode to the snowy season, the music contained within isn't really icy fare. Paralic puts together a brief set of wintry originals that are as inviting as a fire place on a late December evening. ...

Grupo Yanqui Rides Again

Label: Miles High Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: Tones for Jones Bones; The Unabonger; The Chick from Panama; If Woody Had Gone Right to the Police...; El Vaquero Numero Cinco; The Kid from Albuquerque; Chelsea Bridge; PoMoAfroMoFoJoIntro; PoMoAfroMoFoJo.

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Bennett Paster & Gregory Ryan: Grupo Yanqui Rides Again

Read "Grupo Yanqui Rides Again" reviewed by John Barron

A shared love for Latin music is what drives the partnership headed by pianist Bennett Paster and acoustic/electric bassist Gregory Ryan, known as Grupo Yanqui. Formed in 2001, the like-minded associates combine the musical influences of Afro-Cuban and Brazilian rhythms with an American jazz perspective. Grupo Yanqui Rides Again, the ensemble's second release, features clever composing ...

Grupo Yanqui Rides Again

Label: Miles High Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: Tones for Joan's Bones; The Unabonger; The Chick From Panama; If Woody Had Gone Right To The Police...; El Vaquero Numero Cinco; The Kid From Albuquerque; Chelsea Bridge; Pomoafromofojo intro; Pomoafromofojo.

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Bennet Paster & Gregory Ryan: Grupo Yanqui Rides Again

Read "Grupo Yanqui Rides Again" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

This album is a winning effort that presents urban Latin jazz, led by pianist Bennett Paster and bassist Gregory Ryan. Grupo Yanqui Rides Again is a solid interpretation of mostly original material proffered up by the leading duo. The album contains the combination of Latin ideas and the talent of saxophonist Chris Cheek ...

Grupo Yanqui

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2002
Track listing: Miller Time; Mona Se Queda; How Are Things In Gloccamora; Elna; Storytime; Fantasy;. Tema para Yosvany; May Eye; Que Venga el Dia; Oaktown Morning Blues; Cactus Mambo. (Total Playing Time: 70:41).

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Bennett Paster and Gregory Ryan: Grupo Yanqui

Read "Grupo Yanqui" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Some of the Best things are Self-Produced...   Grupo Yanqui (pronounced Group-o Yan key) is headed by the young New Yorkers Bennett Paster and Gregory Ryan. These guys play a brand of jazz that is very much in your head. It is erudite and inventive and very, very listenable. Gregory Ryan's “Miller Time" is a Lee ...


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