That individual was the inspired piano master Roberto Fonseca. The word "Master" (along with creative and genius) tend to be greatly overused by music reviewers. In this case, given his age this might seem even more of an overstatement. However, when you listen to this album you'll understand why he is an extraordinary true talent destined to put his personal mark on the music world. From Amsterdam to Dallas he receives raves. Last month (April 2003) in New York City I attended the BVSC performance as part of their US tour. Fonseca stole the show and his solos brought standing ovations.
This CD is of Fonseca own group and it illustrates his unique talent. It is a riveting performance that is truly moving. Fonseca's Latin flavoured music is inspired and is a fusion of unique talent and composition. This young pianist is also an accomplished arranger and composer. […] If you are into jazz, piano, Latin or simply a unique music experience do not miss this. You will be listening to the early work of someone destined to have a definite impact on jazz and perhaps become one of the giants in the world of music. I promise you an unusual combination of energy, warmth, and creativity resulting in a most inspired work. This CD and Fonseca are true musical finds!» (Jeffrey Fenman, pianist of the legendary Buena Vista Social Club, Amazon)
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