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Wednesday November 02, 2016

From The Irish Times

Roberto Fonseca – ABUC album review: a thrilling sense of immediacy
By: Cormac Larkin

Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca is doing with the music of his homeland what US pioneers like Robert Glasper are doing with jazz ‘” drilling down into the roots of the music, examining the influences that created the current generation, but doing it without nostalgia or slavish imitation.

Instead, there is a thrilling sense of immediacy, of different currents converging on the present, and of a musician who is organically connected to his roots.

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