Living These Times

Living These Times

by Fernando Huergo

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Overview

Living These Times

Argentinian-born bassist Fernando Huergo debuts with this sophisticated, Latin-tinged jazz recording, which features all original material, save for a lively samba arrangement of "How High the Moon." The ensembles range from four to eight members, although Huergo and pianist Alain Mallet team up for a tranquil duet on "Zamba Para Jorge y Emiliano." Huergo performs with tremendous facility and lyricism on both electric and acoustic basses, although he pours it on a bit thick by soloing on nearly every tune. Strong improvisations are also heard from Mallet, flutist Anders Bostrom, and saxophonists Jacques Schwarz-Bart and Ole Mathisen, with vocalists Luciana Souza and Grazyna Auguscik adding additional layers at times. (Mallet's Wurlitzer on the closing "Afterwards" is marvelous.) Huergo's compositional voice ranges widely, from the complex, kinetic lines heard on "Albiazul (White and Blue)" and the title track to the more pop funky sound of "October."

Product Details

Release Date: 06/26/2000
Label: BROWNSTONE RECORDS
UPC: 0783572980726
catalogNumber: 9807

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Fernando Huergo   Primary Artist,Electric Bass,Fretless Bass Guitar,Acoustic Bass
Anders Bostrom   Flute
Alain Mallet   Piano,Wurlitzer
Ole Mathisen   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Ben Wittman   Drums
Pernell Saturnino   Conga,Timbales
Luciana Souza   Vocals
Grazyna Auguscik   Vocals
Steve Langone   Drums
Jacques Schwarz-Bart   Tenor Saxophone
Eric Galm   Percussion
Juan Cruz De Urquiza   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Fernando Tarres   Arranger
Nancy Hamilton   Composer
Fernando Huergo   Arranger,Producer
Mark Wessel   Engineer
Morgan Lewis   Composer
Bertram Lehmann   Liner Notes

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