Gonzalo Rubalcaba

COMPOSERS: Gonzalo Rubalcaba
LABELS: Blue Note
WORKS: Imagine
PERFORMER: Gonzalo Rubalcaba (p); Reynaldo Melian (tpt); Felipe Cabrera (el-b); Julio Barreto (d) + (one track only) Charlie Haden (b); Jack DeJohnette (d)
CATALOGUE NO: CDP 8 30491 2
Live recordings by the Cuban pianist, caught solo (as in the lush title track), or with his smart, funky quartet, or with his mentor Charlie Haden, and Jack DeJohnette. Breathtakingly original, yet almost playfully exuberant, Rubalcaba is an extraordinary talent. Chris Parker

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