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by Mancuso-Suzda Project

Our duo is a unique blend of contemporary classical percussion and jazz saxophones with a variety of instruments from cacti to water drums.
Genre: Jazz: Avant-Garde Jazz
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1. Metamorphosis
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2. Lines
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3. To D.H.
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4. Haiku 3
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5. Six Impressions
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6. Cassiopeia
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7. One in Greenland (To Yng-Gwei Chen)
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8. Journeys
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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"One of the top 10 concerts of 2007" Andrew Malone, Washington Post


Two artists from very different backgrounds met through the website craigslist.org and instantly their sound became recognized as something "unique and fresh". They are currently artists-in-residence at one of Washington DC's top music venues, the Music Center at Strathmore (www.strathmore.org).

Simone, born and raised in Sicily, has received numerous international awards for his work in the field of contemporary classical percussion, while Jeff originates from Chicago and has received his recognition from the local DC Jazz community as well such magazines as Downbeat. Collectively, they have performed in Brazil, China, Romania, France, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and Germany. Their exploration into new sonic combinations and possibilities has given their music the distinction of "performance art for the ears." From amplified cacti, water drums or gongs to a variety of wind instruments, this duo is creating a sound that fits neither totally in the jazz world, or totally in the classical realm.


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Edward OConnell

Pensive Duets for Reeds and Cactus
This is an impressive and pristinely-recorded debut from the Mancuso-Suzda Project, which captures the subtleties of this sax/percussion duo’s intriguing and ruminative live performances. Working with a broad palette of instruments (including vibes, water drum and – a highlight of their live sets -- prepared cactus), master percussionist Simone Mancuso creates other-worldly sounds, with Jeff Suzda matching him step-for-step in musical conversation with contemplative and provocative explorations on a variety of saxes. The result is a collection of meditative and mysterious post-modern works that is highly satisfying.