Paquito D'Rivera: Improvise-One.

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PAQUITO D'RIVERA

Improvise-One

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Extracted from a 2007 Cologne performance, the CD Improvise One (released also in DVD format) combines the extraordinary skills and abilities of Paquito D'Rivera--the most prominent jazzman of the Cuban diaspora--with a couple of vital elements from the aforesaid German city: the powerful swing of the WDR Cologne Big Band (under the outstanding guidance of conductor/arranger Michael Abene) and the marvelous strings and woodwinds of the radiosymphonic WDR Rundfunkorchester Koln (Cologne's WDR Broadcasting Orchestra). Not to mention the phenomenal reinforcement...

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