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By J.C. Jones
Label: Kadima Collective
Track listing: Petit Echo/Impro 1 & Pizsa (with Ned Rothenberg, bass clarinet and alto sax); jc.com/Impro (with Victoria Hanna, vocals); Impro (with Harold Rubin, clarinet); Impro (with Josef Sprinzak, original text Tupu); Impro (with Hagai Freshtman, drums and percussion); Impro 1 & Impro 2 (with Daniel Hoffman, violin); Snake Me; Tableau 1; Tableau 2 & Tableau 3 (with Gan Lev, reeds and home made didge); Little Men Of War (with Harold Rubin, original text and clarinet); Mosquitos 1 & Impro 2 (with Nori Jacoby, viola and flutes)
by Brandt Reiter
This followup to singer Luciana Souza's 2002 Grammy-nominated Brazilian Duos charts much the same territory: it's a lilting, luscious record of acoustic Brazilian song interpreted through guitar and voice duets--and, if anything, it's even better than its excellent predecessor. Guitarists Romero Lubambo and Marco Pereira return from the previous project, appearing on five and three cuts, ...
by Dr. Judith Schlesinger
Luciana Souza's first recording of voice/guitar duets (Brazilian Duos, Suunyside 2002), was nominated for a Grammy. Her latest, Duos II, is similar in format and content; I checked my earlier review and a few glowing assessments still apply--words like wit," intelligence," swing," and poignancy." The music is still intimate and immediate (it's live), the liners again ...
by Eyal Hareuveni
Israeli bassist Jean-Claude Jones--born in Tunisia, raised in France, and educated at Berklee in Boston--is one of the dedicated forerunners of the small community of free jazz players in Israel. In the last years his activity focused on intimate improvised encounters with local kindred souls--musicians, poets, vocal artists, and dancers, very often in duos, in the ...