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Is Seeing Believing?

Is Seeing Believing?

Liebman / Ineke / Laginha / Cavalli / Pinheiro

Label: Daybreak
Format: CD
Barcode: 0608917459227
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Catalog number: DBCHR 75224
Releasedate: 20-05-16
- warm, user-friendly jazz of a quintet brought together by David Liebman

- 5 mature musicians coming from 4 countries

- for David Liebman this recording reflects the process of getting to the heart of the matter and leave the out the unnecessary frills, more than any recording that he made in the past
The idea behind Is Seeing Believing? began with a musical and human relationship established and developed throughout the years in the context of the International Association of Schools of Jazz network, where David Liebman is the Artistic Director. This albums is a musical conversation among David Liebman, Mário Laginha, Eric Ineke, Massimo Cavalli and Ricardo Pinheiro, five musicians coming from four countries, who approach improvisation in jazz in a very personal way.

David Liebman – soprano and tenor saxophones, flute
Mário Laginha – piano
Ricardo Pinheiro – guitar
Massimo Cavalli – double bass
Eric Ineke - drums

David Liebman is considered a renaissance man in contemporary music with a career stretching over forty years. He has played with many of the masters including Miles Davis, Elvin Jones, Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, McCoy Tyner and others; authored books and instructional DVDs which are acknowledged as classics in the jazz field; recorded as a leader in styles ranging from classical to rock to free jazz; awarded NEA Jazz Masters; Jazz Educators Network (JEN) Legends of Jazz; multiple Grammy nominee and Downbeat/Jazz Times Critics Poll winner (soprano sax); French Order of Arts and Letters; Honorary Doctorate from the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki, Finland); Founder (1989) and Artistic Director of the International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ); performed on over 500 recordings with over nearly 200 as a leader/co-leader featuring several hundred original compositions.