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Lionel Leouke at Bennett Studios

Lionel Leouke at Bennett Studios

Originally from the small West African nation of Benin, guitarist Lionel Loueke has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past several years. In 2008 and 2009, he was picked as top Rising Star guitarist in Down Beat magazine’s annual Critics Poll. His sophomore release for Blue Note, Mwaliko, follows up 2007’s acclaimed Karibu with a series of searching, innovative, intimate […]

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Jim Anderson at Bennett Studios

Jim Anderson at Bennett Studios

  Jim Anderson is a New York based recording engineer and producer.  Specializing in jazz and acoustic music, he has worked with producers  Bob Belden, Michael Cuscuna, Dr. Mark Feldman, Tommy LiPuma, Delfayo Marsalis, Richard Seidel, Kazunori Sugiyama, Akira Taguchi, Creed Taylor, Matthias Winckelmann, among others, and has recorded projects for Toshiko Akiyoshi, Patricia Barber, Terence Blanchard, James Carter, Ron […]

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Matt Brewer at Bennett Studios

Matt Brewer at Bennett Studios

Matt Brewer was born April 20, 1983, in Oklahoma City but spent most of his youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Born into a musical family, Matt was surrounded by music from an early age, both his father and grandfather being jazz musicians, and his mother an avid music lover and radio DJ (who, before Matt was born, would play classic […]

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Day One at Bennett Studios – Gonzalo Rubalcaba

Day One at Bennett Studios – Gonzalo Rubalcaba

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Lionel Leouke, Matt Brewer, Marcus Gilmore

Lionel Leouke, Matt Brewer, Marcus Gilmore

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Day Two of Rehearsal at Michiko’s … Lionel Leouke and Pedro Martinez join Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore

Day Two of Rehearsal at Michiko’s … Lionel Leouke and Pedro Martinez join Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio Begin Recording New Album

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio Begin Recording New Album

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Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore of the Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio at Michiko Studios in NYC

Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore of the Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio at Michiko Studios in NYC

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Rehearsals For New Trio Recording Begin in NYC at Michiko Studios

Rehearsals For New Trio Recording Begin in NYC at Michiko Studios

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Audiophile Magazine  June 24, 2011 Doug Simpson

Audiophile Magazine June 24, 2011 Doug Simpson

Gonzalo Rubalcaba, solo piano – Fé…Faith – 5Passion Audiophile Magazine   Doug Simpson Copyright Audiophile Audition Pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba stays mostly meditative on his latest solo outing. Gonzalo Rubalcaba, solo piano – Fé…Faith – 5Passion SP-005, 79:37 Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s latest solo piano release, Fé…Faith, is the first for his self-started label, 5Passion, and is a mostly meditative study in subtle contrasts and […]

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