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Prieto, Dafnis Sextet / Taking The Soul For A Walk
Album:Taking The Soul For A Walk Collection:Jazz
Artist:Prieto, Dafnis Sextet Added:May 2008
Label:Dafnison Music 

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Add Date:2008-06-22 Pull Date:2008-08-24 Charts:Jazz
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Taking The Soul For A Walk

Album Review
Reviewed 2008-06-22 
DAFNIS PRIETO SEXTET: Taking the Soul for a Walk
Dafnison, 2008

MODERN JAZZ – Drummer/composer Prieto has emerged as one of the most original voices on the scene, with a striking new hybrid vision of Latin and postbop jazz. He has an awesome band for this all-original set, with Peter Apfelbaum and Yosvany Terry on saxes, Avishai Cohen on trumpet and Manuel Valera on piano. Bracing, exciting music.

All tracks good. Fo’s Picks: 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 12

1. 6:55 – bustling, bursting tune: compelling theme, cool sax/piano/drum solos
2. 7:25 – lyrical but agitated tune, swells and deflates, with shifting emotions
3. 5:06 – resolute theme woven through tender breaks and direct solos
4. 5:24 – romantic Latin ballad featuring lush piano, expressive bass
5. 2:00 – busy drum line, rhythmic horn fanfare
6. 6:09 – strong percolating theme, bright horns, melodica adds exotic touch
7. 4:10 – breezy waltz-like trio ballad: lilting piano, very fine drums
8. 5:23 – uptempo bustle: intriguing mix of Latin and other elements
9. 5:08 – tense, a bit cinematic with great rhythmic structure
10. 5:15 – upbeat jazz stroll w/flute, busy rhythm, grows more insistent
11. 3:49 – moody nocturnal theme, loosely structured, a bit stormy
12. 5:45 – comes together gradually: a busy stride over calm Fender Rhodes

[ Fo ] 22-Jun-08

Track Listing
1.Taking The Soul For A Walk 7.Tell Me About Her
2.The Sooner The Better 8.Two Excuses
3.En Las Ruinas De Su Infancia 9.I Felt You Were Coming
4.Until The Last Minute 10.Prelude Para Rosa
5.Comandante 11.You'll Never Say Yes
6.Just Say It 12.Emergency Call