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This Is Our Language

Label: Not Two Records
Released: 2015
Track listing: The Primal Word; This Is Our Language; Theory Of Mind (For Joe); Ritual Evolution; Human Behavior.

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Rodrigo Amado: This Is Our Language

Read "This Is Our Language" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Experimental jazz, largely framed on wide-ranging improvisational tactics, inhabits a tightknit if not cloistered community, partially by default due to its avant-garde underpinnings. With the album moniker This Is Our Language, eminent Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado imparts a bond or connection to free-jazz pioneer Ornette Coleman's fifth album, This Is Our Music (Atlantic, 1960).

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Rodrigo Amado: This Is Our Language

Read "This Is Our Language" reviewed by John Sharpe


The title of Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's latest offering pays unmistakable homage to the late Ornette Coleman. This Is Our Music (Atlantic, 1961) constituted one of Ornette's uncompromising early manifestos, while In All Languages (Caravan of Dreams, 1987) served to reveal both the differences and the similarities between his classic quartet and the electric Prime Time ...

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Rodrigo Amado: This Is Our Language

Read "This Is Our Language" reviewed by Mark Corroto


It was only a matter of time before this session was to be. Portuguese tenor saxophonist Rodrigo Amado had, for years, been gaining the attention of American players, and recording his Motion Trio with guests such as Peter Evans and Jeb Bishop. When he conceived of this quartet, it was hand-in-the-glove fit. The title, ...


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