Editors’ Notes Especially when compared to 2016's guest-star-packed Tocororo, the fourth album from Alfredo Rodriguez is surprisingly intimate. But even when stripped to a trio, the Cuban pianist's globetrotting fusions remain delightfully unpredictable. On a seemingly mellow ballad like "World of Colors," his playing is almost overwhelmingly mournful, while the tempestuous rhythms of "Bloom" provide a tense but thrilling peak. But despite the occasional dips into darker moods, the album's overall vibe is gloriously uplifting, especially when a playful Rodriguez is splashing inventive melodies across swinging jams like "Tree of Stars."

SONG
Dawn
1
4:00
 
The Little Dream
2
4:54
 
Silver Rain
3
4:04
 
Bloom
4
4:52
 
Dance Like a Child
5
3:08
 
Vamos Todos a Cantar
6
3:52
 
Bésame Mucho
7
5:56
 
Tree of Stars
8
2:58
 
World of Colors
9
4:33
 
Alegría
10
3:07
 
Moonbeam
11
3:03
 
De Rua Pra Rua (From Street to Street)
12
3:58
 

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