Vespero has now been around for nearly two decades, and depending on how you count, they have released in that time a dozen studio albums, or even more than two dozen, if you count also demos, live recordings and collaborative efforts.
On Sonĝo, Vespero are acting in a somewhat more sedate fashion. The total freak-out space rock outbursts are now a thing of the past. The quintet has evolved and matured over the years, and repeated listening to their new album shows that the psychedelic space rock origins have been augmented by elements of fusion jazz, Russian folk and progressive rock…
The Dave Weckl Acoustic Band represents the realization of a dream. In 2013, while touring with Mike Stern, Dave was reintroduced to playing with the amazing Makoto Ozone. Dave met Makoto in the '80s, and Makoto blew Dave away during this tour! Each night, Mike would give some space for Dave, Makoto, and Tom Kennedy to improvise a song. The guys would take this opportunity to really stretch out! The chemistry was amazing. This record is loaded with straight ahead jazz, a little funk, a little Latin, and more.
Delve into duende – the emotional fire and stamp of modern flamenco on this Rough Guide. Pay homage to the living flamenco tradition with the guitars of Son De La Frontera and the legendary voice of Carmen Linares, before discovering contemporary twists from the likes of Lenacay, and Ladino innovator Yasmin Levy.