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John Finbury's 'Quatro' is a fiesta that stretches from Spain to Latin America / Latin Jazz Network

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John Finbury has long since displayed a prodigious gift for musicianship in all its forms – not simply popular forms, but also traditional  and contemporary Brasilian forms of music and dance too. He has followed up his Brasilian sojourn, Sorte! – John Finbury ft. Thalma De Freitas, with Quatro, a veritable Spanish fiesta that traverses a musical experience that stretches from Spain to Spanish Latin America. The title of his album, however, is more than a geometric suggestion that references the composition of this group; it is rather a metaphor that is culturally topographical and comes with powerful political and sociological undertones as well.

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