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Solla, Emilio & The Tango Jazz Conspiracy / Bien Sur!
Album:Bien Sur! Collection:Jazz
Artist:Solla, Emilio & The Tango Jazz Conspiracy Added:03/2010
Label:Fresh Sound New Talent 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-04-18 Pull Date:2010-06-20 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:20 Jun30 May23 May2 May25 Apr

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 19, 2010:Music Casserole
4.Apr 30, 2010:No Cover, No Minimum
2.May 25, 2010:Vocal Concoctions
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5.Apr 23, 2010:No Cover, No Minimum
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3.May 22, 2010:Music Casserole
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Album Review
Reviewed 2010-04-18 
Fresh Sound, 2010

WORLD JAZZ – This Argentinean pianist (now part of the New York scene) weaves forceful modern jazz with hints of folk melody and nuevo-tango drama. A strong quintet (expanded on several tracks) keeps things tight and tense or softly melodic as needed.

* * * * | Fo’s Picks: 1, 3, 5, 6

1. 7:46 – blaring bagpipe sets up a hard roll: soprano sax, accordion solos
2. 6:34 – unusual stirring melody: piano/sax/acc stay close; lyrical piano solo
3. 8:50 – Billy Hart’s drums are featured on a rambling, tango-inflected journey
4. 8:05 – lovely tango ballad: nice piano touch, sensitive bass, romantic sax
5. 7:37 – lyrical and folksy: twin sax interplay, nice rhythm, builds up energy
6. 9:55 – fragile intro, then sneaky: several drummers, strong piano/bass solos
7. 4:34 – very pretty tune, wafts gently to and fro with sweet vocal in Spanish

[ Fo ] 04/18/10

Track Listing
1.Remain Alert 4.Malena
2.Payos 5.Chakafrik
3.Hartbeat 6.Candombley
 7.Tonos Lejanos