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Artist: Bradfield, Geof
Title: African Flowers
Format: CD
Label: ORIGIN RECORDS
Catalog Number:82572
Barcode:805558257223 itemnumber=1000103044
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 9/21/2010
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Mainstream sextet 


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With a 2008 month-long tour of Africa as inspiration, Chicago saxophonist Geof Bradfield composed a rhythmically rich, harmonically challenging suite, drawing on his experiences in Rwanda, Congo, Uganda, & Zimbabwe. Incorporating elements of jazz, Bradfield connects the sounds of Africa with those of the African Diaspora in North America, creating a stunning musical travelogue. Before writing, he assembled a group of like-minded, dynamic Chicago musicians to compose for-pianist Ryan Cohan, guitarist Jeff Parker, trumpeter-percussionist Victor Garcia, bassist Clark Sommers, and drummer George Fludas helping to forge a powerful group aesthetic for the recording. •"...a colorful tableau filtered through personal experience and infused by an understanding of the history of the continent." - Jazz Chicago

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