James Nadal, All About Jazz

American jazz musicians for years looked to the exciting rhythms and exotic melodies found in Brazilian music, to nourish the music’s evolving nature. In a reversal of roles, the Jorginho Neto Collective, a Brazilian ensemble immersed in urban fusion-funk, step out of their native boundaries to prove that they can play from deep in the pocket, and do it well. Riding on the acclaim of his previous releases Samba Jazz(2012) and Leste (2015), trombonist Jorginho Neto plugged into the Herbie Hancock Headhunters mindset to create Harlem, an appreciation to a turning point in jazz.

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