THERE’S ALWAYS a frisson of excitement when a left-field approach to ‘piano trio’ comes into view; and an online search for ‘Amaro Freitas’ soon returns live video which goes towards confirming the audio essence of new album Sankofa – that of a man who is utterly and perhaps even spiritually absorbed in his instrument and his music-making.
Read my full review at LondonJazz News…
Released on 25 June 2021 and available as CD, vinyl and digital download at Bandcamp.
Amaro Freitas piano
Hugo Medeiros drums, percussion
Jean Elton double bass
Far Out Recordings (2021)