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First Water

The latest disc from
Roger Argente's Superbrass -
recommended by
PAUL SARCICH

'Who but the best professionals could live up to this?'

Superbrass - Brass Taps - Music for brass and percussion inspired by water. © 2013 Superbrass

Superbrass's first album, Under The Spell of Spain, was notable for its themed material and employment of jazz arrangers and soloists to extend the repertoire of the ten-piece brass ensemble plus percussion. Artistic Director Roger Argente has followed the formula for this second CD, the theme here being water, and like the first album it totally consists of new compositions and arrangements.

Unfortunately there's a dry spot -- the booklet notes credit all participants en bloc at the end, but only in the notes to one track is there any mention of the arranger and soloists. The writers I got from the group's Kickstarter webpage, but as to some of the soloists, I'm guessing...

Copyright © 5 September 2013 Paul Sarcich,
London UK

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SUPERBRASS: BRASS TAPS

SUPERBRASS

ROGER ARGENTE

BRASS MUSIC

UNITED KINGDOM

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