Bill Cunliffe Imaginacion
LOW STOCK: Only 2 copies left
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$14.80 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$2.18 (13% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
by Al Jarreau / Metropole Orkest ~ Al Jarreau and the Metropole Orkest - Live $12.45
- Released: May 17, 2005
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Torii Records
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
Personnel: Bill Cunliffe (piano); Bill Cunliffe; Rene Camacho (double bass); Bob Sheppard (flute, saxophone); Kyle Palmer, Bobby Shew (trumpet); Arturo Velasco, Bruce Paulson (trombone); Ramon Banda (drums, percussion); Jos‚ Papo Rodr¡guez, Jose "Joey" de Leon (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Rich Breen .
Liner Note Author: Rebeca Maule¢n.
Arranger: Bill Cunliffe.
In addition to being one of the United States' top jazz cities, Los Angeles is also a strong center for Latin music. It therefore is quite logical that pianist Bill Cunliffe, a flexible and an always musically curious player, would put together a group of top local musicians to perform a stirring set of Afro-Cuban jazz. Cunliffe and his tentet perform five of his originals, a Steely Dan song, an obscurity, and three standards. All of the horn players, four top brassmen and the versatile Bob Sheppard on reeds, have solo space and the rhythm section is consistently burning. Even though much of the material is unfamiliar, these renditions are quite accessible, swinging, and heated. Fans of both Latin jazz and hard bop will find plenty to enjoy on this spirited outing. ~ Scott Yanow
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!