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[Download MP3] - David Liebman: Liebman Plays Puccini - A Walk In The Clouds

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Artist: Liebman, David
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Grammy nominated Jazz Saxophone virtuoso David Liebman (a former member of Miles Davis’ group), with special friends Phil Woods, Vic Jiros, Lenora Zenzalai Helm, and others, take some of the greatest arias of Italian opera composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) and reinterpret them in the Jazz idiom on this unique album. Entitled David Liebman Plays Puccini: A Walk in the Clouds (also available on CD), the album features arias from Madam Butterfly, La Boheme, Turandot and Tosca, amongst others.


“…passionate and rhythmically interesting Jazz belonging to one of 

  America’s most adventurous musicians. Interesting rhythms are as 

  synonymous with Liebman's recordings as his name is with soprano 

  flute… Liebman is a great player and conceptualist whose work 

  always deserves hearing… any listener can be thankful for time spent 

  this close to someone who’s lived his love of music so faithfully.”  

                                                                                                  - Jazz Steps Magazine


The combination of opera arias being performed in the fluid language of Jazz is a novel and ambitious musical achievement. Saxophone legend Dave Liebman creates a textured album that satisfies the Jazz fan while reaching out to Opera lovers, who will find this album to be a refreshing and innovative reinvention of their Italian classics. This impressive fusion of Puccini compositions and Leibman’s uninhibited Jazz artistry blend.



    David Liebman - soprano

                        & tenor saxophone
    Vic Juris 
- guitar
    Phil Markowitz
 - keyboards 
    Tony Marino 
- bass
    Matt Wilson 
- drums
    Jamey Haddad - percussion 
    Dane Richeson 
- percussion



Nancy Hambleton-Torrente - cello
Caris Visentin 
- oboe
Larry Fisher 
- bassoon
Sizao Machado 
- percussion

with special guests:
Phil Woods 
- alto saxophone
Lenora Zenzalai Helm 
- vocals






La Boheme 
 Gianni Schicci

 Madame Butterly
 Madame Butterly
 Madame Butterly



Quando M'en Vo
 Come E Lunga L'Attesa
 Nessum Dorma
 E Luce Van Le Stelle
 Tre Sbirri
 O Mio Babbino Caro
 In Questa Reggia
 Un Bel Di, Vedremo
 Vogliamenti Bene
 Ancora Un Passo
 Vissi D'Arte



 Musetta’s Waltz
 How Long The Wait
 None Shall Sleep
 The Stars Were Shining
 Three Agents
 Oh, My Beloved Daddy
 Within This Place
 One Fine Day He’ll Come
 Love Me, Please
 One More Step
 I Lived For Music and Love

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