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Ximo Tebar: Eclipse

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Ximo Tebar could easily win over fans of contemporary, chops-heavy jazz. The Spanish guitarist flies gracefully across his fretboard with quick imagination and a clean sound. Drummer Donald Edwards helps establish the mood as he regularly dodges and parries around the straightforward grooves of bassists Anthony Jackson or Cesar Giner. The exception to the bassist’s role comes in the blistering “Ralladura,” which requires Giner to stay neck-and-neck with the guitarist.

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