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Not Afraid of Color

Label: Fresh Sound Records
Released: 2006
Track listing: 01. Water from the Moon - 08:40; 02. Gratitude - 06:39; 03. Tides - 11.39; 04. Always Dreaming - 05:07; 05. Melody for Damien - 04:48; 06. Transfiguration - 08:18; 07. Lift your Head from the Sand and Face Reality - 05:44; 08. Desert of Colors - 06:10; 09. Charmed - 03:56. Tutte le composizioni sono di Francisco Pais.

Album

Not Afraid Of Color

Label: Fresh Sound Records
Released: 2006
Track listing: Water From the Moon; Gratitude; Tides; Always Dreaming; Melody for Damien; Transfiguration; Lift your Head From the Sand and Face Reality; Desert Of Colors; Charmed;

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Francisco Pais Quintet: Not Afraid of Color

Read "Not Afraid of Color" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Illude il primo brano di Not Afraid of Color. Un inizio lento, ricco di atmosfera, la cadenza di un blues che monta piano piano, un frullio sui metalli della batteria a creare una sorta di vuoto pneumatico, poi il ritmo deflagra, il Fender Rhodes ci riporta agli Anni Settanta, il sax tenore lancia lingue di fuoco ...

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Francisco Pais Quintet: Not Afraid Of Color

Read "Not Afraid Of Color" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone


Guitarist Francisco Pais was born in Lisbon, Portugal and graduated cum laude from Boston's Berklee School of Music after having studied with Pat Metheny, Peter Bernstein, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Mulgrew Miller, Mark Turner and Branford Marsalis. Following his gradution in 2002, he spent years touring through festivals and venues of Europe, as well as performing with American ...

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Francisco Pais Quintet: Not Afraid of Color

Read "Not Afraid of Color" reviewed by Jim Santella


In this lively session of original compositions, guitarist Francisco Pais leads his quintet through hot impressions that entice and excite. Not afraid of color? They're not afraid of anything. They love originality and show it with their unbridled enthusiasm. The sound is contemporary, and yet the quintet remains firm in its portrayal of jazz tradition.

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Francisco Pais Quintet: Not Afraid Of Color

Read "Not Afraid Of Color" reviewed by Mark F. Turner


Instead of going for the typical chops-laden style that marks most releases, Portuguese guitarist Francisco Pais takes a more relaxed approach with Not Afraid of Color. Backed by a sure-fire quartet featuring saxophonist Chris Cheek and pianist Leo Genovese, his music is easy on the ears but also provides cerebral enjoyment. Pais' compositional skills combine elements ...


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