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Bunnett, Jane & Hilario Duran / Cuban Rhapsody
Album:Cuban Rhapsody Collection:Jazz
Artist:Bunnett, Jane & Hilario Duran Added:07/2011
Label:Alma Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-07-10 Pull Date:2011-09-11 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:11 Sep4 Sep28 Aug21 Aug14 Aug7 Aug31 Jul24 Jul
Airplays:11311112

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 10, 2011:Rebop
New Danzón
4.Aug 25, 2011:Alachinada!
Almendra
2.Sep 03, 2011:Rebop
Longina
5.Aug 23, 2011:At the Cafe Bohemian
Almendra
3.Aug 27, 2011:Rebop
Almendra
6.Aug 20, 2011:Rebop
Contradanzas (Medley)

Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2011-07-04 
JANE BUNNETT & HILARIO DURAN: Cuban Rhapsody
Alma, 2011

CUBAN JAZZ – Lovely old-fashioned duets by pianist Duran and flutist Bunnett, who also plays soprano sax on a few tracks. The material goes way back and has a strong classical influence, so this is more about beautiful melody and gentle interplay than improvisation, but there’s lots of personality and good humor too.

Fo’s Picks: 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10

1. 5:32 – gently romantic with sax; beautiful piano flow, picks up later
2. 4:56 – bright, perky and playful: rolls along with flair
3. 5:04 – soft and melancholy, with a warm nostalgia woven in
4. 3:07 – friendly upbeat bounce with a couple of quiet moments
5. 8:47 – five dances, all very dignified and graceful
6. 3:47 – nostalgic, sax picks up piercing sharpness as it goes
7. 5:59 – a happy glide, slides into a cute little wiggle… lots of fun
8. 4:33 – original tune: a more modern sound with interesting angles
9. 5:18 – happy, sweeping/skipping feel; surprise vocal refrain
10. 3:52 – a really nice, warm sound; maybe the most appealing sax track

[ Fo ] 07/04/11

Track Listing
1.Lágrimas Negras 6.Maria La O
2.Son De La Loma 7.Almendra
3.Longina 8.New Danzón
4.Quirino Con Su Tres 9.Sherezada
5.Contradanzas (Medley) 10.Danza Lucumi