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From Yucatan to Rio

Label: Zoho Music
Released: 2009
Track listing: Agua De Beber; Klavier Latino; LP 07; We've Come Undone; Nuevos Horizontes; Morning Breeze; Azul Y Negro; Remain; Maria; Huracan.

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Gabriel Espinosa: From Yucatan to Rio

Read "From Yucatan to Rio" reviewed by Edward Blanco


A native of Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan, bassist/composer/arranger Gabriel Espinosa delivers his fourth album and ZOHO debut with a stunning recording, delving into a palette of Brazilian-colored music with the help of an international cast of world-class musicians. Living in Merida since the age of fourteen, Espinosa spent years listening to ...

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Gabriel Espinosa: From Yucatan to Rio

Read "From Yucatan to Rio" reviewed by John Barron


Mexican-born bassist/composer Gabriel Espinosa has spent the past 13 years as director of jazz studies at Central College in Pella, Iowa. With a fresh batch of Brazilian-flavored compositions and arrangements, the Yucatan native organized an all-star session in the fall of 2008 to produce the aptly titled From Yucatan to Rio. The disc features an impressive ...

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Gabriel Espinosa: From Yucatan to Rio

Read "From Yucatan to Rio" reviewed by John Patten


Bassist Gabriel Espinosa's From Yucatan to Rio (Zoho Music, 2009) works the abundant musical territory found in Latin rhythms and harmony, creating sounds that are at once fresh while still carrying a tinge of bossa and '60s sounds. Working with an A-list crew that includes Claudio Roditi on trumpet, Anat Cohen on clarinet (for ...


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