Oswaldo Rodriguez: Latin Jazz Magic.

Author:Mangual, Rudy
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OSWALDO RODRIGUEZ

Latin Jazz Magic

(Oswaldo Rodriguez)

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Although the Venezuelan-born percussionist Oswaldo Rodriguez has enjoyed a fruitful international career, working in Italy, France, Japan, and the U.S.A. for the past twenty years, this is his first production as a leader. Latin Jazz Magic showcases a repertoire of mostly original scores penned by Rodriguez and co-producer Tony Pérez (bass/minor percussion) and enhanced with the multi-instrumental talents of Jimmy López. The repertoire covers traditional Latin forms (guajira, chachachá, salsa), as well as Latin jazz, R&B and smooth jazz modalities. Things move fairly quickly, with plenty of impressive musical passages...

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