Alfredo Rodríguez, Composer, Ernesto Vega, Francisco Mela, Gaston Joya, Michael Olivera, Peter Slavo, Piano, Santa Cecila Quartet
Alfredo Rodriguez -][- SOUNDS OF SPACE –MP3– [Mack Avenue, 2012 | Review] –
Critically acclaimed producer Quincy Jones says this about pianist Alfredo Rodriguez … “One of the most prolific and gifted jazz pianists of the 21st century.” As I see it, no argument out of me Q is right on point about this extraordinary musician.
Whether pianist Alfredo Rodriguez is the best, finest or greatest or not isn’t for me to measure. “SOUNDS OF SPACE” on Mack Avenue should open whatever door he chooses to walk into.
Born in Havana, Cuba, pianist – composer Alfredo Rodriguez is the son of popular singer, TV presenter and entertainer. This explains his thirst to excel musically. While Rodriguez is formally classically trained at Conservatorio Amadeo Roldán and later at the Instituto Superior de Arte he met his greater challenge to perfect his skills on the streets and on stage. Continue reading