Noneto Ibérico, is a nine-movement piece performed by nine musicians, blending the traditional song forms of Spanish Flamenco music with the contemporary improvised music idiom and creating a unique and groundbreaking genre.
Alexis Cuadrado - La Aurora from "A Lorca Soundscape" live on WNYC's Soundcheck.
Live on Soundcheck,
Featuring Claudia Acuña, Miguel Zenón, Dan Tepfer and Mark Ferber
The record teems with surprising time-signature shifts, stacked rhythms and counterpoint passages yet comes across as entirely natural. The genius of Cuadrado's tonally pungent and fairly lengthy compositions relates to how they're tethered to central motifs that often function as bookends.DownBeat Magazine (four star review)