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Otto, Matt With Ensemble Iberica / Iberica
Album:Iberica Collection:Jazz
Artist:Otto, Matt With Ensemble Iberica Added:03/2017
Label:Origin Records 

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Add Date:2017-04-05 Pull Date:2017-06-07 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:16 Apr9 Apr
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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-03-27 
Otto, Matt With Ensemble Iberica / Iberica
Label: Origin Records

Tom McCarter
Reviewed: 2017-03-26

Otto, Matt With Ensemble Iberica
Iberica
Genre: Jazz
Review: dexterous saxophonist & his quartet joins with creative guitar trio to produce an ambitious blending of jazz with melodies from Spain & Portugal on unconventional instruments, occasionally augmented by guests
FCCs: none

If You Like: David Friesen, Oregon, Paul Winter Consort, Windham Hill, Shadowfax

Favorite Tracks: (1) Elm (4) St. Paul (7) Echolalia (8) Du Bois (10) July Fourth (11) Ayler

Track Review: 1/(4:38) guitar starts> ethereal midtempo jam with classical feel> slow fade 2/(6:18) guitar/steel guitar starts> slow tempo builds to midtempo> fade 3/(6:04) guitar/bass start> slow tempo jam> slow fade 4/(5:02) guitar starts> midtempo jam> quick stop 5/(5:19) synth starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 6/(3:35) guitar starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 7/(7:40) guitar starts> midtempo jam> slow fade 8/(6:01) oud starts> slow tempo jam with Middle Eastern feel> slow fade 9/(6:00) cello starts> slow tempo jam with beautiful cross melodies interwoven> slow fade 10/(4:52) guitar starts> uptempo jam> bass solo> jam> fade 11/(5:30) guitar starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade

Track Listing
1.Elm 6.Iberica
2.Viewed In 7.Echolalia
3.Jennifer 8.Du Bois
4.St. Paul 9.John Henry
5.Langston 10.July 4th
 11.Ayler