The music is dynamic and imaginative, and the musicianship superb. All five members have a hand in the composition.among them areAbel Marcel and saxophonist Karl-Martin Almqvist, while the conga playing of Eliel Lazo is among the most impressive I’ve ever heard.
Stunning Latin jazz album, which raises the bar several feet, and is a welcome return for the acclaimed Cuban-Scandinavian band Blanco y Negro. “Timbero” showcases 10 sparkling tracks, penned by various members of the band.
Young pianist Abel Marcel stood and stands for continued fresh and thrilling exploration on steady ground of and deep rootedness in Afro-American jazz tradition (from the south).