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Penas, Oscar / From Now On
Album:From Now On Collection:Jazz
Artist:Penas, Oscar Added:10/2012
Label:Bju: Brooklyn Jazz Underground 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-10-05 Pull Date:2012-12-07 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:9 Dec25 Nov18 Nov11 Nov4 Nov28 Oct21 Oct14 Oct

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 06, 2016:No Cover, No Minimum
Choro No. 1
4.Nov 23, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
Choro No. 1
2.Sep 09, 2014:Jump, Jive, & Jazz
From Now On, Choro No. 1
5.Nov 20, 2012:Rebop
3.Dec 07, 2012:No Cover, No Minimum
6.Nov 13, 2012:Rebop
Samuel Smith

Album Review
Reviewed 2012-10-04 
Modern jazz with touches of Spain and Latin America. Penas plays both acoustic and electric guitars and is backed by sax, bass, and drums plus a few guests on accordion & piano. Penas was born in Spain, now based in NY and plays with an influence from both.

*1. Mostly mid, a 10 minute wander w/varying tempos. Way cool.
*2. Deliciously bouncy Brazilian-touched bit of sunshine jazz.
3. Slow/midtempo, shows a decided Flamenco touch. Very nice.
*4. Relaxed yet dramatic at first, then lyrical. Great piano solo.
5. Andalusian-infused down/midtempo jam w/cool solos.
*6. Bright tropical choro with a delicious playfulness.
*7. Slow w/nice accordion accents, sweet and warm.
8. Quirky slow intro, band kicks in randomly. Too short.

Track Listing
1.Continuum 5.Encuerntro
2.Choro No. 1 6.Choco No. 2
3.From Now On 7.Julia
4.Samuel Smith 8.Adeu