Track

Rodrigo Amado

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: July 15, 1964    

Rodrigo Amado

For Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado, improvisation isn’t only a process of making music, but an end in itself and a cause he pursues with great passion. His long span project Lisbon Improvisation Players and other groups he formed with, for instance, Ken Filiano, Steve Adams, Dennis Gonzalez, Carlos Zíngaro, Kent Kessler, Paal Nilssen-Love, Miguel Mira or Gabriel Ferrandini, all share the same method of opening the concept of real-time composition to as many perspectives as possible.

With one foot in modern jazz and the other in free improvisation, what he likes most is to play in the jazz idiom, without any tunes or preconceived structures, but forging a work of strong structure, clear direction and deep meaning, in real-time. So, his improvisation, although not free in formal terms, is free anyhow in its strategies and in the open spectrum of possibilities it offers musicians working with him. And that ambiguity is what interests him....
read more

  • Wire Quartet

    Clean Feed Records
    2014
  • The Flame Alphabet

    NotTwo Records
    2013
  • Burning Live At Jazz AO Centro

    JACC Records
    2012
  • Searching For Adam

    Not Two Records
    2010
  • Motion Trio

    European Echoes
    2010
  • The Abstract Truth

    European Echoes
    2009
  • Surface

    European Echoes
    2007
View More Albums

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Rodrigo Amado events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

CD/LP/Track Review

Wire Quartet by Eyal Hareuveni

Wire Quartet by Glenn Astarita

Wire Quartet by Mark Corroto

Interviews

Rui Neves e la scena jazzistica portoghese

CD/LP/Track Review

The Flame Alphabet by Eyal Hareuveni

Burning Live At Jazz AO Centro by Mark Corroto

Searching For Adam by Mark Corroto

More articles about

comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 7,771 Views: 3,732 Fans: 2

Weekly Giveaways

Peter Lerner

Peter Lerner

About | Enter

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft

About | Enter

Sun Trio

Sun Trio

About | Enter

Paul Bley

Paul Bley

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how