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Rodrigo Dominguez

Rodrigo Dominguez is the most sought after saxophonist in the vibrant Buenos Aires jazz scene. He is an inspired, critically acclaimed musician-composer, who is an astonishing improviser. This dynamic artist expertly plays a range of woodwind instruments with powerful eloquence. Esteemed by his peers and critics alike, one can detect his commanding presence on most contemporary Argentine jazz recordings.

Born in 1970 to a musical family, he studied guitar at age 13. Dominguez was highly influenced by his father, a respected folk singer and guitarist. Early exposure to the musical roots of his homeland, engendered a profound understanding of the traditional rhythms and forms, as is revealed in the natural insight of his later work.

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• ”Rodrigo Dom-nguez' tenor sax floats over long melodic lines, while demonstrating his ability as an intelligent composer.” - La Nacion (Buenos Aires, Argentina) • ”He is an excellent soloist, who moreover, is capable of building -in his own language- a totality, that is more than the sum of its parts.” - Página/12 (Buenos Aires, Argentina) • ”His intense soprano sax solo in Bazzola's “Whaltham Rose” is one of the most brilliant moments of the recording.” - La Nacion (Buenos Aires, Argentina) • ”Keep an eye on this guy!” - Clar-n (Buenos Aires, Argentina) • ”On tenor as well as on soprano, Dom-nguez expresses himself eloquently

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Soy Sauce
Soy Sauce
S-Music
2009
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