|“The Candombe Jazz Sessions reflects Sabrina Lastman gift of storytelling. It does not matter if it is an improvised wordless tale, a poetic interpretation sung in Spanish or Portuguese, or her thoughts put to music. It is always a vivid story, full of passionate dramatic nuances, elegance and charm….” – All About Jazz [read more]
|“The sophomore release of New York-based SoCorpo—the vocal duo of Sasha Bogdanowitsch and Sabrina Lastman, who released their self-produced On Becoming in 2009—is a conceptual work, drawing its inspiration from the ancient world’s five essential elements: fire, water, air, earth and aether, or void. This conceptual set of compositions, all of which were written as an elaborate game of spontaneous improvisations of sonic vocal and instrumental elements—reflecting the natural, ancient elements—corresponds with a set of electronics enhancements. These enhancements process, modify, sample and loop the basic organic elements in order to form a beautiful, multilayered orchestration of fresh and inventive sounds that originate with the human voice but know no genre or boundaries. It surprises with its refreshing originality; it is almost like rediscovering Stephan Micus’ early ECM albums, but with deeper, more expansive vocalizations. It is a beautiful, mysterious journey.” – All About Jazz [read more]
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