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Gabriel Vicéns

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Acclaimed by Downbeat Magazine as “a thoughtful improviser with a quiet tone who makes every note count," Manhattan-based guitarist, composer, improviser, and painter Gabriel Vicéns is one of the most in-demand guitarists on the New York City jazz scene. Originally from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Vicéns made a move to NYC after a four-year Professorship at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. He has been mentored by an impressive list of performers and composers, including Ray Anderson, Carlos Cabrer, Miguel Zenón, David Sánchez, Daria Semegen, Paul Bollenback, Antonio Hart, Fernando Mattina, Lois V Vierk, and Luis Perdomo

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Article: Interview

Gabriel Vicéns: A Growing Voice In Jazz

Read "Gabriel Vicéns: A Growing Voice In Jazz" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke


Guitarist Gabriel Vicéns from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, has only been on the New York City scene for about five years. But his rich tone and engaging style have gained him a reputation—still growing—as a remarkable voice and an artist with something valid to say. He's not a guitar shredder, though he has plenty of ...

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No Base Trio

Label: Setola di Maiale
Released: 2020
Track listing: EXT - I; EXT - II; EXT - III; EXT - IV; EXT - V; EXT - VI; EXT - VII; EXT - VIII; EXT - IX (Bonus Track)

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Tony Davis, No Base Trio, Camila Nebbia and More

Read "Tony Davis, No Base Trio, Camila Nebbia and More" reviewed by Bob Osborne


On this show the debut album from guitarist Tony Davis who combines creative compositions and skilful adaptations for a great sound. Further exploration of the back catalogue of Italian saxophonist Felice Clemente. Innovative explorations from the Puerto Rican trio of alto saxophonist Jonathan Suazo, drummer Leonardo Osuna, and Gabriel Vicéns on electric guitar. Chilean trumpeter Benjamín ...

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Article: Album Review

Jonathan Suazo / Gabriel Vicens / Leonardo Osuna: No Base Trio

Read "No Base Trio" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


There's an eery sumptuousness to the gravity-free, genre-less sound of No Base Trio that makes it incredibly difficult to get on with the day. The slant and tilt of modular sonic eruptions grab immediate attention. Its cascading, formless ambience affords strange new spaces to inhabit, explore, and contemplate during lockdown. Hailing from Puerto Rico, ...

Album

Coming Back

Label: Outside in Music
Released: 2019
Track listing: Coming Back.

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Revolution

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: Rebellion; High Stakes; Moving Mountain; Ambivalence; Loss; Barriers; Aftermath; Finale; (Bonus Track) True (Revamp).

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News: Recording

Outside In Music Launches 2019 Label Showcase Of NYC Rising Stars!

Jazz record label and media company Outside in Music launches its third iteration of the “Outside in Experience” in collaboration with Long Island City Recording Studio Pinch Recording. The “Outside in Experience” is a label showcase that features bandleaders from the label’s rapidly growing catalog of jazz’s brightest up and comers from all different corners of ...

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Article: Album Review

Joan Torres's All Is Fused: Revolution

Read "Revolution" reviewed by Paul Naser


Since the band's last record, Of The Musical (Self Produced, 2016), Joan Torres' All Is Fused has taken time to dig deeper into its influences and expand its sound. This year All Is Fused returns with an evolved vibe that finds it delving deep into fusion and Latin with a slight nod to the avant-garde and ...

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Article: Album Review

Gabriel Vicéns: Coming Back

Read "Coming Back" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


The rules for releasing music have been in flux for some time, and the digital single has made its way from pop music to jazz. Puerto Rican jazz guitarist/composer Gabriel Vicéns (now a New York City resident) presents an unreleased track from the recording sessions for his second album Days (Inner Circle Music, 2015). The guitarist ...


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