TONY ADAMO — Was Out Jazz Zone Mad (review)

TONY ADAMO — Was Out Jazz Zone Mad album cover Album · 2018 · Vocal Jazz Buy this album from MMA partners
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tonyrocadamo wrote:
1 year ago
"Tony Adamo’s song-poems celebrate his own exodus from the Moloch madness of Western civilization and his initiation into a deeper experience of meaning via the jazz life." —Kirpal Gordon
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tonyrocadamo wrote:
1 year ago

Tony Adamo
Was Out Jazz Zone Mad
Ropeadope
2018

Some African cultures preserved their history not by the written but by the spoken word, kept by oral cultural historians known as griots. On Was Out Jazz Zone Mad, vocalist Tony Adamo aspires to serve in this same role, as a verbal historian of both official and unofficial African- American jazz and blues culture. This type of jazz jive might wear quickly thin but Adamo writes about jazz and jazz musicians with such detailed intimacy and vision that his words snap, crackle and pop. More often than not, the heart, mind, and soul of Was Out Jazz Zone Mad prove genuine.
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