"Venezuelan Suite is pianist Edward Simon's love letter to his homeland, but that's not all it is; it's the perfect confluence of Venezuelan ideals, jazz language and chamber-esque sophistication. In short, it's a masterpiece." - All About Jazz
A ten movement original work that musically portrays the people places and things the leader met and experienced on his many trips to perform in Italy.The music was recorded with the current working quartet after a month long tour of South America for the US Dept. of State.