Recorded in 2010, this live album features pianist Edward Simon's trio live in concert at the Jazz Standard in New York City. Joining Simon is bassist John Patitucci and drummer Brian Blade. This is expansive, sophisticated jazz that makes room for swinging post-bop and songs influenced by Simon's native Venezuela.
The exciting debut recording from Brazilian- Armenian classical guitarist João Kouyoumdjian in a survey of solo guitar works from Brazil. Including works by Villa-Lobos, Jobim and world premiere recordings by composers Raimundo Penaforte and Ricardo Calderoni.