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Ashwin Panemangalore (Guest Writer)

Ashwin Panemangalore (Guest Writer)

29.01.2011

Jazz Yatra 2004

Published in Concert Reviews
The Welcome return of Bombay’s veteran jazzman Braz Gonsalves heralded the European Jazz Yatra 04. Jason Jones from Chicago exhibited strong chops on the soprano kicking off with "Mr. PC". Backed by an ebullient Tala Paral on piano, and tasteful William Fernandes on drums and the solid sheet anchor Bertie D’Silva on bass guitar,the quintet made a perfect opening for a Braz entry. Tala exhibited complex voicings on the ivories and later handled the soprano with ease. The band was joined by Yvonne