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Herrera, Magela / Explicaciones
Album:Explicaciones Collection:Jazz
Artist:Herrera, Magela Added:01/2019
Label:Brontosaurus Records 

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Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-01-22 
Reviewed: 2018-01-22
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Magela Herrera is a vocalist, composer and flute player. Born in Cuba, Herrera is based in Miami. Herrera’s debut album is full of eight expressive tracks. Each has its own identity and flair, and features her fluid, ethereal, and melodic flute playing. The rhythms are strong and persistent.
If You Like: Yusef Lateef, Andrea Brachfeld, Nana Vasconcelos, Chucho Valdez
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Two Sidewalks (6:21) – bass starts> uptempo jam> piano solo> uptempo jam> piano solo> flute solo> uptempo jam> quick stop
**2/ Que De Pedi (4:32) – piano starts> midtempo jam> flute solo> midtempo jam> flute solo> midtempo jam> quick stop
3/ Principios (7:09) - flute/piano starts> midtempo jam> bass solo> trumpet solo> slow jam builds to uptempo, then slows to fade
*4/ Explicaciones (5:08) – percussion starts> midtempo jam & song> guitar solo> flute solo> uptempo song> crescendo end
*5/ Ahora (6:36) – bass starts> uptempo jam> flute solo> piano solo slows to slow jam, then swings back uptempo> quick stop
6/ Besame Mucho (6:08) – bass starts> midtempo song> piano solo> midtempo song> fade
*7/ Danzon Para Papa (6:06) – drums start> slow jam builds to midtempo, then uptempo> quick stop
8/ My One And Only Love (5:57) – piano starts> slow song> flute solo> crescendo end

Track Listing
1.Two Sidewalks 5.Ahora
2.Que De Pedi 6.Besame Mucho
3.Principios 7.Danzon Para Papa
4.Explicaciones 8.My One And Only Love