Ramón Valle

No Escape - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9424-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94242 5
  • German Release: 01/11/2003
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

CD des Monats Januar 2004 in

"Audiophile" STEREOPLAY
November 03

No longer available – out of print

Ramón Valle is from Cuba and Ramón Valle plays jazz. His bassist Omar Rodrigúez Calvo and drummer Liber Torriente are also from Cuba and they too play jazz with him. But they don’t play a stylised "Latin Jazz", which gives us a chocolate-box, romanticised music most likely to be played as background for dinner parties. It is a music based on living in 2003, and being based in Europe and demands respect and time from the listener. Theirs are much broader influences. He moves beyond this basis. Ramon Valle is a creator not a re-creator.As he pointed out in a recent interview in the German magazine Jazz Podium. "We are working on a new route into Cuban jazz, which is not 100% typical Cuban, but sounds 100% like ourselves. I don’t want to follow the standard definition of Latin Jazz which everyone knows, and immediately make...

line up

Ramón Valle - piano
Omar Rodríguez Calvo - bass
Liber Torriente - drums

Recording Information

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Adrian von Ripka
24 bit digital recording with no procession at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Produced by Siegfried Loch