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by Rik Cornelissen

Latinjazz recordings for solo accordion; renewing, daring and surprising.
Genre: Jazz: Latin Jazz
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Levitando
3:32 $0.99
2. Angustia del Alma
4:20 $0.99
3. Lament
4:58 $0.99
4. Loro
4:05 $0.99
5. Remembrance
5:28 $0.99
6. Sete Aneis
3:13 $0.99
7. Leaving
6:52 $0.99
8. Falling Grace
3:08 $0.99
9. You Must Believe in Spring
4:31 $0.99
10. Armando's Rhumba
3:16 $0.99
11. Il Postino
4:24 $0.99
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Album Notes
Rik Cornelissen (1984) has studied Classical Music, Argentinian Tango and Arranging at Codarts (Bachelor Rotterdam Conservatory, The Netherlands), Jazz & Pop at ArtEZ (Master Arnhem Conservatory, The Netherlands) and Advanced Accordion Playing (Claudio Jacomucci, Scuola Superiore di Fisarmonica, Italy).

In his solo works (arrangements & compositions) for accordion Rik is combining Latin, Jazz and Tango and created a renewing and surprising sound due his intensive search for possibilities by transcribing piano works. In this album you will find arrangements of jazz & latin standards like Armando's Rhumba, Lament, Remembrance, Loro and Falling Grace. Grooving montuno's, Baiao's, Extended harmonics with Bill Evans-like soundscapes, beautiful ballads with powerful sound possibilities, daring arrangements and loads of freedom and improvisation.

Rik is connected to the ArtEZ conservatory Jazz & Pop department as a teacher Accordion Jazz & Pop and gives many workshops and masterclasses about accordion, latin, jazz, tango and improvisation. And a frontmen and sideman he is connected to many latinjazz and jazz ensembles and worked with Bert van den Brink, Juan Pablo Dobal, Ben van den Dungen, Claudio Jacomucci and many others.

"What a beautiful document you've made!" (Leo Vervelde, head of the World music Department, Rotterdams Conservatory)

"Thank you to let my music be part of this beautiful album" (Ramon Valle, pianist)

"Wow, great! Que monstruo, gracias Rik! I have enjoyed your CD, from the beginning to the end. It would be great to play together, whatever direction we will follow" (Juan Pablo Dobal, pianist)

"This CD is great, you have done an excellent job! I am sure you will make big steps now!" (Claudio Jacomucci, accordionist)

"Fantastic CD!!! Bravo and thank you for your music!!!" (Pigini Italy)

Website: www.rikcornelissen.com
Promovideo Traveller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-63OxMQuaY



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