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Malaby, Tony / Angelica Sanchez / Tom Rainey: Huapango (RogueArt)

Updating their collaboration since the 2004 Alive in Brooklyn album from the trio of saxophonist Tony Malaby, drummer Tom Rainey and Angelica Sanchez on piano & Wurlitzer electric piano, contrasting that double album with a set of 10 succinct collective improvisations, inspired work of intuitive playing and a creative chemistry that only such long association can bring.
 

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Tony Malaby-tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone

Angelica Sanchez-piano, Wurlitzer electric piano

Tom Rainey-drums


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UPC: 3760131271188

Label: RogueArt
Catalog ID: ROG-0118
Squidco Product Code: 31450

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2022
Country: France
Packaging: Digipack - 3 panel
Recorded at Brooklyn Recording, in Brooklyn, New York, on July 28th, 2021, by Andy Taub.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"A second album of the Malaby/Sanchezainey trio, highly anticipated, more than 15 years after their first one"-Rogueart

"There's no leading, no following. We're in the moment together. They even know when I'm going to take a breath - I can feel it." Tony Malaby

"It sounds simple to say, but the three of us have real creative chemistry together. Chemistry is the difference between just a group of good musicians playing in a room and something magical happening." Tom Rainey

"The longevity of it means something - there's so much life and love in this group. As for the music, it's about the joy of surprise. For some people, the unexpected can make them uncomfortable - for us, it's inspiring." Angelica Sanchez


Artist Biographies

"Tony Malaby (born January 12, 1964 in Tucson, Arizona) is a jazz tenor saxophonist. Malaby moved to New York City in 1995 and has played with several notable jazz groups, including Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra, Paul Motian's Electric Bebop Band, Mark Helias's Open Loose, Fred Hersch's Trio + 2 and Walt Whitman project, and bands led by Mario Pavone, Chris Lightcap, Bobby Previte, Tom Varner, Marty Ehrlich, Angelica Sanchez, Mark Dresser, and Kenny Wheeler. Other collaborators have included Tom Rainey, Christian Lillinger, Ben Monder, Eivind Opsvik, Nasheet Waits, and Michael Formanek. His first album as a co-leader was Cosas with Joey Sellers."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Malaby)
6/19/2024

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"Pianist/Composer/Educator Angelica Sanchez moved to New York from Arizona in 1994. Since moving to the East Coast Sanchez has played with such players as: Wadada Leo Smith, Paul Motian, Richard Davis, Chad Taylor, Chris Lightcap, Rob Mazurek, Vincent Chancey, Susie Ibarra, Tim Berne, Mario Pavone, Mark Dresser, Ben Monder and many more. Sanchez leads many groups including her own quintet featuring Marc Ducret, Tony Malaby, Drew Gress, and Tom Rainey. Her music has been recognized in international publications like, " Jazz Times Magazine", The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, and many more. She was also the 2008 recipient of the French/American Chamber Music America grant and the 2011 Rockefellers Brothers Pocantico artist residency. Her CD "Life Between" was chosen as one of years best recording 2009 in "The New York City Jazz Record (formerly AllAboutJazz-New York)." Her debut solo CD "A Little House" was featured on NPR's Weekend Edition in May 2011. Her latest CD "Wires & Moss" featuring her Quintet was chosen as one of best Releases of 2012 in "The New York City Jazz Record (formerly AllAboutJazz-New York)." Her Duo CD "Twine Forest" with Wadada Leo Smith received Honorable Mention as a best release in 2013 in "The New York City Jazz Record." Angelica has a Master's in Arranging from William Paterson University."

-Angelica Sanchez Website (http://www.angelicasanchez.com/biopress.html)
6/19/2024

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"Thomas "Tom" Rainey (born 1957, Santa Barbara, California) is an American drummer.

After attending Berklee College of Music he moved to New York in 1979. He has played with American jazz saxophonist and composer Tim Berne, and also with Nels Cline, Fred Hersch, Tony Malaby, Tom Varner, Drew Gress, Kenny Werner, Mark Helias, and Simon Nabatov. A prolific session musician, he has appeared on close to eighty recordings over a career spanning over 25 years.

He released his own first album, Pool School (Clean Feed), in 2010."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Rainey)
6/19/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Lava Painting 4:20

2. Multi-Dimensional Lullabye 8:31

3. Lift Off the Sun 6:16

4. Pie in the Face 4:03

5. Huapango 8:42

6. Bird People 3:08

7. Canopy Creature 2:36

8. Martirio 10:12

9. Water-Flowing, Flying Stones 6:41

10. Jump Cliff 3:49

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