Fans of Strunz & Farah will find pleasing similarities on this release by the spirited duo of Lara And Reyes. Rooted in improvisation, Two Guitars... borrows from traditions that span the globe: rhythms of Africa and South and Central America, chord structures from Spain and Mexico. You'll hear melodic scales that can be traced to the Mediterranean, Middle East and India. This range of tonal colors creates an original repertoire of moving music with insistent rhythms and challenging, exotic harmonic and melodic diversity. Bass and percussion, by Randy Johnson and Eric Casillas respectively provide the fuel, while the guitaristics of the two lead players provide more than ample passion. Most of the tracks are originals, with compositions by Georges Bizet (from "Carmen Suite") and Chick Corea ("Spain") adding another dimension to the selections.
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