Tag: Nanny Assis

May 11 2017

Requinte Trio: Honey & Air

Honey & Air

Refined and Classy Before I listened to Requinte Trio’s Honey & Air the first time, I cannot deny my apprehension mixed with anticipation. Having only been familiar with Janis Siegel (one of the founding members of the famous Manhattan Transfer), I didn’t know what to expect. Would this be an album with Brazilian songs performed in English …

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Aug 06 2012

Arthur Lipner & Nanny Assis: Brasilian Vibes

The Right Vibe     When the vibraphone is mentioned, people often tend to say that it’s a pity you don’t hear this beautiful instrument very often. However, when you think about jazz, some of its greatest representatives play the instrument. What to think of Milt Jackson, Lionel Hampton, Gary Burton, Mike Mainieri, to name …

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