Bobby Paunetto: Paunetto's Point.

Author:Tamargo, Luis
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BOBBY PAUNETTO

Paunetto's Point

(RSVP Jazz Records)

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Digitally remastered and reissued 34 years later, Paunetto's Point--the first of only two albums self-produced by a gifted Berklee disciple of Gary Burton, the visionary vibist/composer/arranger Bobby Vince Paunetto, before medical problems permanently obstructed the promising career of said New Yorker of Italo-Catalonian ancestry--was one of the greatest New York Latin jazz recordings of the 1970s. Never mind that Paunetto's Point was truly ahead of its time, considering the unconventional character and seamless structure of its original compositions, which creatively combined authentic Cuban grooves (with particular emphasis on intense...

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