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Carlos Barretto

Carlos Barretto is a reference in the portuguese jazz music scene as a double bass player and composer. Was born in Lisbon (Portugal), where he currently lives. Has lived in Paris (France) and Madrid (Spain). Played all over Europe, Cape Verde, Senegal, China, Macau, Morocco, Angola... He also paints and has been doing ehxibitions along his shows. Worked with: Lee Konitz, Steve Grossman, Gary Bartz, Steve Lacy, Steve Potts, Tony Scott, Glenn Ferris, John Stubblefield, Art Farmer, Jack Walrath, Louis Sclavis, François Corneloup, Perico Sambeat, Roman Filliu, Gilad Atzmon, Carlos Bechegas, Rodrigo Amado, Marlon Jordan, Gerard Presencer, François Théberge, Bob Sands, Jorge Pardo, Andrej Olejnizack, João Moreira, Carlos Martins, Al�-pio Neto, Carlos Z�-ngaro, Mal Waldron, Horace Parlan, George Cables, Kirk Lightsey, Alain Jean-Marie, Bernardo Sassetti, Brad Mehldau, Richard Galliano, Mariano Diaz, Fabio Mianno, Abe Rabade, German Kucich, Horacio Icasto, Júlio Resende, Mário Laginha, Barry Altschul, George Brown, Cindy Blackman, Joe Chambers, Jordi Rossy, Aldo Romano, Don Moye, Carlos Carli, Marc Miralta, Daniel Garcia, Guillermo Mcguill, Mário Barreiros, Markku Ounaskari, Ethan Winogrand, Juan Mas Barroso, Joel Silva, Karl Berger, John Betsch, entre outros (among others)

The Michael Lauren All Stars: Old School / Fresh Jazz

Read "Old School / Fresh Jazz" reviewed by Jim Worsley

A second outing for drummer and composer Michael Lauren and his All Stars continues and strengthens their fresh path through intelligent modernism. Their brightly-lit road intersects again and again with a variety of classic jazz genres. This energetic sixteen-track outing is presented in a unique style. Interspersed between the songs are six short drum duets with ...

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European Jazz Conference Lisbon 2018: Portuguese showcases

Read "European Jazz Conference Lisbon 2018: Portuguese showcases" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB); Livraria Ler Devagar European Jazz Conference Lisbon 2018 Lisbon, Portugal September 13-15, 2018 European Jazz Conference Lisbon 2018: Portuguese showcases This year's annual European Jazz Conference, a convention organized by the European Jazz Network, took place at Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB) in the Portuguese capital ...

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Michael Lauren All Stars: Once Upon A Time In Portugal

Read "Once Upon A Time In Portugal" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Drummer/educator Michael Lauren moved from New York City in 2003 to become the Professor of Drum Set studies at the Escola Superior de Música, Artes e Espectáculo (ESMAE) in Porto, Portugal. He formed his All Star band with some of Portugal's best jazz musicians to continue performing the hard bop he loves. Almost everyone contributes a ...

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Ljubljana Jazz Festival: Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 20–29, 2012

Read "Ljubljana Jazz  Festival: Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 20–29, 2012" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Ljubljana Jazz FestivalLjubljana, SloveniaJune 20-29, 2012Ljubljana, with its 53rd edition, truly hosts the oldest jazz festival in Europe. Norway's Molde, also a candidate, started one year later, in 1960. The capital of the now-independent Republic of Slovenia, neighbored by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy, Ljubljana is situated one hour from Trieste, two hours ...

Labirintos

Label: Clean Feed Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: 01. Salada 2 - 4:50; 02. Ponto e virgula 2 - 2:54; 03. Triklo Five - 7:12; 04. Nao sei porque - 5:52; 05. Labirintos - 3:53; 06. Asterion 5 - 2:17; 07. Tutti per capita - 3:11; 08. Makambira - 6:31; 09. Terra de ninguem - 7:46. T utte le composizioni sono di Carlos Barretto.

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Carlos Barretto: Labirintos

Read "Labirintos" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

La casa discografica portoghese Clean Feed ha ormai acquisito un importante ruolo nella promozione della musica jazz d'avanguardia in Europa, affiancando alle incisioni di musicisti americani ed europeni anche numerosi titoli di musicisti lusitani. Nel caso di Labirintos si tratta del contrabbassista Carlos Barretto e del suo trio Lokomotiv. L'ultima loro incisione (con l'ospite speciale Francois ...

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Bernardo SassettiTrio: Motion

Read "Motion" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Quite often, when hearing compositions by pianist Bernardo Sassetti, it's easy to mistake him for an American. His folksy charm has that Aaron Copland-meets-Bill Frisell kind of Americana. But no, this huge talent is Portugal's own son. He is back again in a trio setting with bassist Carlos Barretto and drummer Alexandre Frazão. The ...

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Carlos Barretto Lokomotiv - Labirintos (Clean Feed)

Something of a musical chameleon, bassist Carlos Barretto is also a Clean Feed staple. This set marks his ninth outing for the Portuguese label as either leader or sideman. Guitarist Mario Delgado and drummer Jose Salgueiro are regular colleagues who rejoin him here. The music is typically eclectic, pulling in sturdy threads of rock, funk, folk ...

Radio Song

Label: Clean Feed Records
Released: 2007
Track listing: Distresser; O Rapaz do Lixo; Radio Song; On Verra Bien; Searching; Nas Trevas; Luminae; Espirito da Solidao; Final Searching; Asa Celta; Variacoes em Mi.


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