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Music Review: Eliane Elias – ‘Man of La Mancha’ in Latin Jazz Style

Eliane Elias Man of La Mancha

The Brazilian jazz pianist goes full-tilt from the start, with dense and intense rhythms, indeed a florid, Lisztian intricacy, on "To Each His Dulcinea." One listen to Elias's substitutions on the theme and you know she's playing with a full quiver of creativity as well as a twinkle in her eye.

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Music Review: Laura Dubin Trio – ‘Live at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival’

On a fizzy mix of traditional jazz (mostly originals) and standards (Gershwin, Cole Porter, Fats Waller), bebop, and classical and romantic piano music by the likes of Mozart, Chopin, and Ravel, the pianist and her trio take enormous joy in finding surprising connections.

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