Leonardo E.M. Cioglia: Desfiladeiro de Nuvens

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Desfiladeiro de Nuvens

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Contos (Quizamba Music)

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Musicians:

Leonardo E.M. Cioglia (bass), Stefon Harris (marimba),

John Ellis (tenor & soprano saxes), Aaron Goldberg (piano), Mike Moreno (electric & acoustic guitars), Antonio Sanchez (drums)

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Composed by Leonardo E.M. Cioglia

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Recorded: Brooklyn, NY, September 2007

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Rating: 91/100 (learn more)

To the growing list of fine young bass players with creative and compelling offerings to their credit, add the name Leonardo E.M. Cioglia. Born in Brazil, and a Berklee graduate, Cioglia has attracted sidemen worthy of the most veteran players, forging an extremely satisfying piece of music. Mallet master Stefon Harris conjures aural alchemy within the confines of this floating Cioglia composition. Guitarist Mike Moreno's wonderful turn casts his own hypnotic spell on steel-string acoustic guitar. John Ellis's horn has a John Surman quality to it here, and Antonio Sanchez fills any empty spaces with just the right percussive accent. Harris is the star, with the anticipatory voicings of his solo marimba runs haunting in their prescience. Cioglia must be applauded for assembling just the right performers to make his music magical.

Reviewer: Ralph A. Miriello

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