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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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