The Body Acoustic (JD274)

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  1. 52nd Street
  2. East Harlem
  3. Bronxville
  4. Hell's Kitchen
  5. New York Descargas
  6. Acoustic Metal
  7. N.Y. Cool
  8. Club Descarga

Pianist/composer David Chesky has assembled a group of first-rate collaborators for this unique jazz project. Bob Mintzer (bass clarinet), Giovanni Hidalgo (congas), Andy Gonzalez (bass) and Randy Brecker (trumpet) rank among the finest instrumental voices in jazz and Latin music. Each member of the Body Acoustic Band brings his distinct style to this polyrhythmic tour de force, making this an exciting experimental journey into the deep organic space of audiophile jazz.

Reviews

" ... [The Body Acoustic boasts] articulate, uptempo pieces zip-coded with a Nuyorican address. This contemporary descarga proves that Havana and Harlem are still only a jam session apart."

- The Village Voice