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Mary LaRose, Jeff Lederer, Steve Swell, Dominic Duval - Obbligato (2002)

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Mary LaRose, Jeff Lederer, Steve Swell, Dominic Duval - Obbligato (2002)

Mary LaRose, Jeff Lederer, Steve Swell, Dominic Duval - Obbligato (2002)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
CIMP #256 | ~ 247 or 166 Mb | Artwork(png) -> 5.26 Mb
Experimental, Post Bop, Modern Creative, Vocal

A great choice of tunes and an outstanding supporting cast mark this album from the outset. With performers of the caliber of Steve Swell and Dominic Duval behind her, vocalist Mary LaRose (not to be confused with the equally impressive jazz vocalist Dena de Rose) spins a tight yet expansive story, one that goes deep into the belly of the melodies, distorting them just enough to make them feel fresh. LaRose is a modernist, yet she values old-fashioned tunefulness and emotion. Trombone, sax, and acoustic bass may at first blush seem like an odd combination to back a jazz singer, but with her elastic vocal chords, the mix is nearly perfect…