Gerardo Núñez

Jazzpaña II - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9284-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92842 9
  • German Release: 01/09/2000
  • Genre: World Jazz

"Grandiose Musik" (SPIEGEL)

Ausgezeichnet mit dem Vierteljahrespreis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik 1/2001 und dem German Jazz Award

No longer available – out of print

Jazz and flamenco?  At first glance these are two worlds that have nothing to do with each other. At a closer look there emerge numerous striking parallels. Jazz is considered by many to be the music of the 20th century. Although it has seldom been a music for the masses, it has contributed to and had a lasting influence on virtually every form of popular music. Flamenco has had a similar influence on Iberian music. They say that the cradle of jazz lies in the hot and humid climate of the Mississippi Delta, in the mystery-shrouded city of New Orleans. When you separate jazz’s various forms, you find rhythms and melodies from Africa and the Caribbean, Old World harmonies, even syncopation from the Scottish Highlands.  Flamenco is one of the oldest known forms of folk music in Europe. Within it are a mixture of old Iberian, Jew...

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Gerardo Núñez - acoustic guitar
Chano Dominguez - piano
Fareed Haque - acoustic & electric guitar
Jorge Pardo - tenor & soprano sax, flute
Perico Sambeat - alto & soprano sax
Carles Benavent - electric bass
Renaud Garcia-Fons - acoustic bass
Tino Di Geraldo - percussion & drums
Cepillo - cajón
Esperanza Fernandez - vocals
Las Corraleras - vocals & percussion

Special Guest:
Michael Brecker - tenor sax

Recording Information

Digital recording at Sonoland, Madrid on June 5 - 11, 2000
Engineered by Miguel Angel de la Vega
Recording ass.: Hector Segrario
Mastered by Adrian von Ripka, 24 bit super mapping at Bauer Studios Ludwigsburg
Produced by Siegfried Loch