Pianist and composer, Michel Camilo, marks his move to Telarc with his third release, "Triangulo," slated to hit the shelves March 26, 2002 featuring Anthony Jackson, master of the six-stringed contrabass guitar, and Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez handling the Latin percussion and straight-ahead rhythms.
This album is an excellent blending of styles, showcasing Camilo’s versatility and refinement. Ten tracks complete the album, with the finest tracks Camilo’s original compositions.... "Afterthought," "Piece of Cake," "Just Like You," "Anthony’s Blues," "Descarga for Tito (Puente)," and "Dotcom-bustion," but you will be equally pleased to hear how Camilo handles Gillespie’s "Con Alma" and Mainieri’s "Las Dos Lorettas."
Some of Camilo’s compositions have a late night feel.... reflective and allowing Camilo’s depth of expression to unfold beautifully. One thing is evident, whether quietly insightful or uptempo, Camilo’s flawless technique is the crème de la crème. That combined with Telarc’s Direct Stream Recording™ system, is a match made in heaven.
Look for an upcoming interview with this outstanding pianist right here on JazzReview.com in the weeks to follow.