Documentary about the life and work of Paco de Lucía. Including live performances, interviews and many different moments of the life of the artist. This production, with the collaboraration of Spanish TV and European channel ARTE, shows the everyday life of the artist, the international tours and the development of Paco's own philosophy and attitude towards life and guitar. With the participation of artists such as Chick Corea and many other people from the personal sorrounding of the artist.
…So for most of us, just listening to the lively, polished performances by male and female singers, accompanied by various period instruments will be enjoyment enough–but for the more curious, the extensive and very well written liner notes offer a fine introduction to the deeper meaning of the texts and provide important context for each song. Four instrumental selections round out this flawlessly recorded program, enhanced by the ambience of the Spanish monastery venue.
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Alex Acuna ( drummer for the famous Weather Report ) and world class session drummer is well known but his work with the "Unknowns" remains unknown to the vast majority of the jazz fusion listening public. Enjoy this rare gem!
Out of the Circle by trumpeter/flugelhornist, Alex "Sasha" Sipiagin, provides modern jazz that is evenly vitalizing and cerebral. The recording's smooth style matches the lush sound of its leader's horns. But this is by no means tepid music, especially with some resourceful charts and stellar contributions from saxophonist Donny McCaslin , trombonist Robin Eubanks , guitarist Adam Rogers, bassist Scott Colley, and drummer Antonio Sanchez , among others. ~ AllAboutJazz