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Prieto, Dafnis Si O Si Quartet / Live At Jazz Standard Nyc
Album:Live At Jazz Standard Nyc Collection:Jazz
Artist:Prieto, Dafnis Si O Si Quartet Added:11/2009
Label:Dafnison Music 

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Add Date:2009-12-13 Pull Date:2010-02-14 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:14 Feb17 Jan10 Jan3 Jan20 Dec
Airplays:12111

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 28, 2017:No Cover, No Minimum: Friday Edition
3 Poems 1 Song
4.Jan 15, 2010:No Cover, No Minimum
Claveteo
2.Oct 22, 2011:Music Casserole
Trio Absolute
5.Jan 12, 2010:The Rock Lobster
Ilu-Uli
3.Feb 12, 2010:No Cover, No Minimum
Si O Si
6.Jan 08, 2010:No Cover, No Minimum
Into Absolute

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2009-12-13 
DAFNIS PRIETO SI O SI QUARTET: Live at Jazz Standard NYC
Dafnison, 2009

MODERN JAZZ – Drummer/composer Prieto, who really needs to be considered among the top creative forces in mainstream jazz right now, has an excellent band here, featuring Peter Apfelbaum on saxes and Manuel Valera on piano. Touches of fusion, dollops of modern Latin rhythm, and a general spirit of inventive camaraderie mark the sound.

Peter Apfelbaum - tenor & soprano sax, bass melodica
Manuel Valera - piano, keyboard, melodica
Charles Flores - acoustic & electric bass
Dafnis Prieto - drums, vocal, clave

* * * * | Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 10

1. 8:34 – upbeat, spinning theme: sax pokes gently, piano & drums twirl
2. 5:10 – speedy, tense and spiraling; firms up under sax, piano winds it tight
3. 7:47 – low and mysterious with melodica; bass & drum solos
4. 8:22 – upbeat, darting; straight jazz sound, but tricky rhythm; fluid solos
5. 9:56 – ballad piano intro; then slow wailing sax: a deep, serious sound
6. 9:10 – uptempo, muscular tune, flashy piano / perky swoop into sax honking
7. 9:02 – elec bass intro, hopscotch theme; keyboard give & take; warm solos
8. 7:05 – lumpy ballad: quiet drums, moody horns, languid piano; drifts softly
9. 1:54 – vocal percussion + clave interlude: kind of cool on its own…
10. 7:24 – percussion intro kicks off a happy trio jam: no horns, but lotsa drums

[ Fo ] 12/13/09

Track Listing
1.Si O Si 6.3 Poems 1 Song
2.Claveteo 7.Me Neither
3.Seven By Seven 8.Thoughts
4.Ilu-Uli 9.Into Absolute
5.Just Go 10.Trio Absolute