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Adam Nussbaum’s Leadbelly Project

Jazzhus Montmartre , København K

Traditional DKK 260

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Adam Nussbaum’s drumming has that kind of shining quality that rewards the collective and enhances the tunefulness of the music. On the album Leadbelly Project, his first work as a sole leader, he draws from the American roots, focusing on treasured repertoire by the influential blues and folk singer/songwriter Lead Belly, but still adding a couple of kindred compositions of his own. Throbbing with marvelous interplay and filled with compelling tonal colors, this project provides us with an optimum revitalization of the folk and blues genres, here seamlessly merged with the exciting language of jazz. A language he has gained significant recognition for while playing and recording with Steve Swallow, John Abercrombie, Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, and John Scofield. Nussbaum chose two guitars to revive the rawness of Lead Belly’s bluesy tones through an entirely up-to-date perspective. Playing in tandem yet resorting to sweet-tempered counterpoints, guitarists Steve Cardenas and Na...

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Line up:
  • Adam Nussbaum (Drums / US)
  • Steve Cardenas (Guitar / US)
  • Nate Radley (Guitar / US)
  • Ohad Talmor (Tenor Sax / FR)

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