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Elio Villafranca & The Jass Syncopators - Flower By The Dry River Album

Elio Villafranca & The Jass Syncopators - Flower By The Dry River Album Performer: Elio Villafranca & The Jass Syncopators
Title: Flower By The Dry River
Category: Jazz
Date of release: 2011
Country: USA & Canada
Label: DirectGrace Records
Size MP3: 2172 mb
Size FLAC: 2271 mb
Rating: 4.1


1Flower By The Dry River
2The Unspeakable
3Last Train To Paris
4The Big Plus
5Blues For Paula
6Caribbean Tinge
7Two To Tango


Features Bruce Harris on trumpet, Vincent Harring on alto sax, JD Allen on tenor sax, Greg August on bass, Victor Lewis on drums, Juango Gutierrez and Camilo Molina on barriles, and Elio Villafranca on piano.

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The DirectGrace Records Project has been created as a self-funding perpetual operation to attack poverty and abuse of children. DirectGrace produces premium, high-fidelity recordings for the audiophile community and commits its profits to charities that help endangered children. The John Herrick Jackson Memorial Foundation is the fiscal sponsor of DirectGrace Records, receiving its profits and donations and distributing them to children’s charities.


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Featuring: Greg Tardy - sax Bruce Harris - Tp. Peter Slavov - b. Dion Parson - d. Miguel Valdes - Recording. Elio Villafranca and His Jazz Syncopators, The Jass Syncopators, Elio Villafranca. Caribbean Tinge: Live From Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. Motéma Music. Elio Villafranca and the Jass Syncopators. DirectGrace Records DG 00106S 2 D2D 180g LPs. Produced by: Robin Wyatt exec, Elio Villafranca music. Engineered by: Duke Markos and Craig Dick. Mixed by: Duke Markos and Craig Dick. The set begins with The Unspeakable an Afro-Cuban bop number dominated by the brass, with Villafranca comping behind the melodic line taken by the tenor sax. The progression is reminiscent of Coltrane's Giant Steps. Combine a lilting melody, great solos from the brass and reeds, and Villafranca's elegant solo plus the fiery percussive backing and we're off to a great start . Album 2014 9 Songs. Flower by the Dry River Live. to Villafranca, Flower by the Dry River, unlike other recordings he has done, started with the visual image, not with music. The image was of a bright red flower blooming by the bank of a very dry river. That image, inspired him to not only write the piece that gives title to this album, but also to use the proceeds from this recording to help children of the world subject to abuse, starvation, and poverty. The entire first side of LP-2 is a composition that gives title to the double album Flower by the Dry River. In this tune, Elio uses a slow rhythm played in the barriles called Belén, also a derivation of Afro Puerto Rican music. The piece starts ad libitum. CD , Album. Страна: Europe. Дата релиза: 2014. Жанр: Jazz. Flower By The Dry River. Mambo Vivo. Below you may read further about the purposes for which we process data, exercise your preferences for processing, andor see our partners. More information. Allow All. Manage Consent Preferences. Strictly Necessary Cookies. Always Active. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. Comprised of some of the most respected jazz A-listers and Caribbean hand-drum masters in New York City, Villafranca's captivating Jass Syncopators entwine the best of traditional and contemporary jazz with the rhythms of four Island cultures, creating a distinctive musical gumbo on Caribbean Tinge, Villafranca's 7th release as a leader. Now playing . His album The Source in Between remained in the top 10 of the JazzWeek World Top 50 Chart for eleven weeks, and his first album IncantationsEncantaciones, was ranked amongst the 50 best jazz albums of the year by JazzTimes magazine in 2003. In 2008 Elio Villafranca was also nominated by The Jazz Corner as pianist of the year and he received the Jazz Twirlie Nomination by Dick Crockett, of 'The Voice' at , for his album The Source In Between. Flower by the Dry River provides the most inspired solo by Villafranca and is one of the more complex tunes. Elio Villafranca is at the forefront of the latest generation of remarkable Cuban pianists, composers and bandleaders that for several years has been making major creative contributions to the international development of modern jazz. In the 2010 Grammy Awards he was nominated in Best Latin Jazz Album of the Year, for his performance, composition and coproduction in the album Things I Wanted To Do by Chembo Corniel. He has released three albums as a bandleader that were each well read more. Thanks to snobb for the addition. ELIO VILLAFRANCA Online Videos. Elio Villafranca. 10 December 2010 . To the entire Hispanic community Tune in today at 6PM in Univision, channel 41 I think, for an exclusive interview with host Victor Javier Solano. univision victorjaviersolano eliovillafranca jazz latinjazz cinque caribbean music interview exclusive hispanos latinos