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Roberto Fonseca's 'ABUC' is a broad, tightly fused and an incandescently delivered vision / theguardian review

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No prizes for divining that the title of Roberto Fonseca's first album for the illustrious jazz label Impulse! is Cuba backwards, or that the enthralling former Buena Vista pianist intends it to describe a trip back through his homeland's musical history. Fonseca is a famously eclectic artist, his playing steeped in American jazz and African music as much as the rhythms of bolero and son, but even by his standards, ABUC is an astonishingly broad, tightly fused and incandescently delivered vision.

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