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Artist: Otto, Matt With Ensemble Iberica
Title: Iberica
Format: CD
Label: ORIGIN RECORDS  ( http://originarts.com )
Catalog Number:82731
Barcode:805558273124 itemnumber=1000120473
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 3/17/2017
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
MODERN CHAMBER JAZZ 


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Promotional Info
Midwest performances; 100 national & international press contacts serviced; Service to 300 jazz stations including CMJ and Jazzweek reporting stations; Service print & internet jazz magazines.

Saxophonist and composer Matt Otto's innovative new recording integrates his modern jazz sensibilities with "Ensemble Iberica," a Kansas City-based collective devoted to the music of Spain and Portugal, and whose instrumentation focuses on the guitar but includes the Cuban tres, Brazilian Cavaquinho, and Turkish oud. Rendering the lines and voicings of Otto's music within the texture and aesthetic of a chamber music ensemble results in a sound that is both lush and contemplative, creating new, compelling soundscapes. Iberica also features Brad Cox on Fender Rhodes, Karl McComas-Reichl on bass & cello, and Mike Stover on steel guitar. •"...haunting, understated sophistication...like a skilled boxer, he stays within himself, confidently bobbing and weaving melody through the steady rhythm, jabbing and dancing, soloing in flurries of notes." - JAZZ REVIEW

Track Listing
 1. 
[4:38]  Elm

 2. 
[6:18]  Viewed In 

 3. 
[6:04]  Jennifer  

 4. 
[5:02]  St. Paul  

 5. 
[5:19]  Langston 

 6. 
[3:35]  Iberica

 7. 
[7:40]  Echolalia 

 8. 
[6:01]  Du Bois

 9. 
[6:00]  John Henry

10. 
[4:52]  July Fourth  

11. 
[5:30]  Ayler

Performers on this Album
Matt Otto: tenor saxophone
Beau Bledsoe: guitar, oud
Jordan Shipley: guitar, cavaquinho
Michael McClintock: electric guitar, Cuban tres, acoustic bass guitar
Brad Cox: Rhodes
Karl McComas-Reichl: bass, cello
Mike Stover: steel guitar
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Release Format: CD         
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