Paolo Fresu

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Ralph Towner/Paolo Fresu | Chiaroscuro

For some, these open, airy, acoustic guitar/trumpet duets, couched in typically pristine ECM production, will fall too easily on the ear.
ECM (2010)
By JON GARELICK  |  March 19, 2010

Sonny, Pat, and all the cats

The primo jazz event of the spring will be SONNY ROLLINS 's concert at Symphony Hall on April 18 ( The great master saxophonist and peerless improviser often hits town in April, and this time it's to kick off his 80th-birthday tour. Whew.
Names you know and names you should
By JON GARELICK  |  March 12, 2010

Carla Bley

No one is writing — or playing — more beautiful jazz.
The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu | Watt/ECM
By JON GARELICK  |  December 31, 2007

Omar Sosa

What we get on his latest outing is more often Miles’d-up trancy electric Afropop than what you might think of as Afro-Cuban jazz.
Promise | Otá
By JON GARELICK  |  June 12, 2007