Review

NIKA REJTO – BRIDGE WEAVER

NIKA REJTO - BRIDGE WEAVER
NIKA REJTO - BRIDGE WEAVER

NIKA REJTO – BRIDGE WEAVER

Komposisi:
1. Forest Flower (6:22) (Charles Lloyd)
2. My Funny Valentine (9:05) (Rodgers/Hart)
3. How Insensitive (7:02) (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
4. Naima (4:45) (John Coltrane)
5. Jelly Roll (6:12) (Charles Mingus)
6. Song for Abraham (inst) (5:17) (Nika Rejto)
7. Emily (5:43) (Mandel/Mercer)
8. Chelsea Bridge (6:35) (Billy Strayhorn)
9. Weaver of Dreams (5:33) (Young/Elliott)
10. My Romance (4:08) (Rodgers/Hart)
11. Song for Abraham (vocal) (5:19) (Nika Rejto)

Musisi :
Nika Rejto
(flute),
Rick Vandivier
(gitar),
John Shifflett
(bass),
Eddie Marshall
(drums),
Larry Vuckovich
(piano),
Dmitri Matheny (flugelhorn)

Album perdana dari flutis Nika Rejto (baca: Right – toe) yang dirilis dibawah label Unika Records ini menghadirkan sejumlah pemain seperti Rick Vandivier(gitar), John Shifflett (bass), Eddie Marshall (drums), Larry Vuckovich (piano), Dmitri Matheny (flugelhorn). Album yang dihiasi 11 lagu ini menghadirkan permainan flute yang menarik dari Nika Rejto dengan mengetengahkan sejumlah nomor standar karya musisi besar seperti John Coltrane “Naima”, Rodgers/Hart “My Funny Valentine”, Antonio C. Jobim “How Insensitive”, Mingus “Jelly Roll”, atau karya Billy Strayhorn “Chelsea Bridge”. Album yang dipersembahkan untuk sang ayah Gabor Rejto ini juga dihiasi dengan sebuah nomor vokal yaitu “Song for Abraham” yang liriknya ditulis June Slobodin. Dr. Herb Wong, seorang jurnalis sekaligus edukator mengungkapkan kekagumannya, “Her music swings with roots in the past and outlooks the future. Nika Already holds more of the present than many other people’s future”.

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Agus Setiawan Basuni

Pernah meliput Montreux Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Vancouver Jazz Festival, Chicago Blues Festival, Mosaic Music Festival Singapura, Hua Hin Jazz Festival Thailand, dan banyak festival lain diberbagai belahan dunia.

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