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jazzreview.com on Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”…

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www.jazzreview.com Barcelona, Spain., native Dave Juarez is well-educated in the jazz vernacular amid studies with guitar great John Abercrombie and tenure at SUNY Purchase upon his relocation to New York. Here, the artist shows agility, focus and a multidimensional line of attack with his estimable supporting lineup. He alternates moods, tonalities and shadings while shifting the stride and launc ...Read More

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August 23rd, 2011 at 9:18 pm

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Sea of Tranquility reviews “Round Red Light”….

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www.seaoftranquility.org Born in Barcelona, jazz guitarist/composer Dave Juarez has recently released his debut album Round Red Light on Posi-Tone Records. Joining Juarez is an ensemble of fabulous players including Seamus Blake (tenor sax), John Escreet (piano), Lauren Falls (bass) and Bastian Weinhold (drums). This is melodic no nonsense jazz albeit with a modern approach that sounds fresh and e ...Read More

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June 20th, 2011 at 1:54 pm

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Peter Hum on Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”…

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communities.canada.com The Barcelona-raised guitarist Dave Juarez — just 23 — bursts onto the jazz scene with Round Red Light, released on a significant boutique label and featuring heavyweights tenor saxophonist Seamus Blake and pianist John Escreet as well as the guitarist’s youthful peers bassist Lauren Falls and drummer Bastian Weinhold. His disc features nine originaI tunes ...Read More

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June 20th, 2011 at 1:41 pm

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Guitar International review for Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”…

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guitarinternational.com Round Red Light is the debut recording from Barcelona guitarist Dave Juarez and the album is comprised of all original material. Juarez has assembled a fine ensemble to present his compositions for this recording session, including John Escreet (Piano), Seamus Blake (Saxophone), Lauren Falls (Bass) and Bastian Weinhold (Drums) are solid players. The music is modern in natur ...Read More

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May 24th, 2011 at 11:26 pm

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Lucid Culture reviews “Round Red Light”….

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lucidculture.wordpress.com Dave Juarez’s Round Red Light Burns Brightly Dave Juarez’s new album Round Red Light – just out on Posi-Tone – is sort of the last thing you would expect from a jazz guitarist. There are compositions here that he doesn’t even play on, which speaks volumes. He’s a strong, individualistic, potently melodic writer who gets the max out of all the voices he has ...Read More

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May 17th, 2011 at 9:26 pm

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SomethingElse! reviews Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”…

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somethingelsereviews.com For a musician who has devoted his life since early childhood toward his craft and studied for many years as well as earning his stripes in the bars of the great jazz cities of the world, the release of that first album has to be a feeling of relief, elation and accomplishment. That day came for Barcelona’s own Dave Juarez on April 19, when this guitarist issued Round ...Read More

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May 5th, 2011 at 10:39 am

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Dan Bilawsky’s AAJ review for Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”…

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www.allaboutjazz.com The quintet that came together to record Round Red Light is a unique conglomeration of established talent, rising-star scene-stealers, and artists who are only starting their ascent and journey upward in the world of jazz. While guitarist Dave Juarez falls into the last category, his debut album should go a long way in creating a buzz around the Barcelona-born musician. Juare ...Read More

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May 4th, 2011 at 1:23 am

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Rob Young reviews Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”…

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theurbanflux With his debut recording composer/guitarist Dave Juarez turned left from center to record “ROUND RED LIGHT” and join the promising and compelling new voice in jazz Posi-Tone Records. The LA based label has caught the eyes, ears and attention of young, creative and innovative musicians globally by the dozens and Dave Juarez is positively one artist I’m sure jazz enthusiasts on ...Read More

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May 3rd, 2011 at 12:59 pm

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Another review for Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”….

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jazzinspace.blogspot.com A Barcelona native, guitarist Dave Juarez wins major points on his debut for Positone Records, an LA based independent label with a dazzling roster of young jazz lions, mostly due to his deep commitment to the band concept and a playbook of super strong compositions. He pulls together a like-minded team – tenor saxophonist Seamus Blake, pianist John Escreet, bassist Laur ...Read More

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April 30th, 2011 at 12:16 am

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Step Tempest review for Dave Juarez “Round Red Light”…

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steptempest.blogspot.com Posi-Tone Records continues its streak of good new music with this, the debut CD by guitarist/composer Dave Juarez.  Juarez, a native of Barcelona, Spain, has created a program that covers much stylistic territory, utilizing an excellent including Seamus Blake (tenor sax), John Escreet (piano), Lauren Falls(acoustic bass) and Bastian Weinhold (drums – he’ ...Read More

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April 26th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

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