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Noertaker’s Moxie – “Sketches of Catalonia ” – [Edgetone Records]

Spanish Surrealist, Modern Art & Architecture and Jazz? Sure, why not? With graphic design that directly quotes the Miles Davis / Gil Evans masterpiece ‘Sketches of Spain’ this is the first of 3 in a suite of jazz compositions inspired by Dali, Miro and Gaudi. Recorded in San Francisco in 2001, this has a kind of post-bop cool flavor, not really very surreal at all. Still, it is a nice work and it should be interesting to hear the other two sessions. Added Note: Dali, Miro and Gaudi were all from the Catalonia region but are often misclassified as “Spanish Artists.” Some (many) Catalonians do not consider themselves to be part of Spain – there is a strong separatist movement. review by David Richoux

  • Reviewed by David Richoux on January 16, 2005 at 1:02 pm
  • Filed as CD,Jazz
  • 1 comment

  • One Comment

    Catalonia is not Spain!

    thx!

  • Comment by Ernest, July 31st, 2005 1:48 am

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