Tony Malaby's Tamarindo - Live
from the clean feed website
Having a trio like the one founded by saxophonist Tony Malaby with the
likes of William Parker and Nasheet Waits was enough motive to rejoy,
and truth is the CD released by Clean Feed with "Tamarindo" as title
caused a big wave of wonder.
Now, Tamarindo comes back with a live
recording where this group responsible for the most captivating creative
jazz played nowadays is transformed into a quartet, by the addition of
the trumpeter extraordinaire Wadada Leo Smith as special guest.
know it would make anyone eager to listen to what can result from such
an association of incredible talents – well, if you have high
expectations, here are the very good news: the music inside is even
better than everything you can imagine.
This is powerhouse free bop
performed with the most magical collective chemistry. Finally, we can
say jazz is very far from being dead or from smelling funny. It's really
alive and capable of the most astonishing acomplishments.
It’s the 200th record in the catalogue of this Portuguese label,
a number representing the fulfillment of a dream.