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Concert Review: Christian Tamburr and Dominick Farinacci in Florida, 11-12-12

Subtlety and fire from a quintet that aims to inspire

Christian Tamburr
Christian Tamburr and Dominick Farinacci
Dominick Farinacci

Vibes player Christian Tamburr’s quintet, featuring trumpeter Dominick Farinacci, closed out a three-week, 5,000-mile tour in Port Charlotte, Fla., November 12 as part of the Charlotte County Jazz Society’s Artist Series.

Extended soloing with a blend of subtlety and fire were the order of the night for this band. It was clear from the opening notes how much a band’s chemistry is enhanced when the players work together for an extended period. Tamburr’s fine band also included pianist Scott Giddens, bassist Billy Thornton and drummer Justin Varnes.

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