I’ve Found a New Baby: Baroque Meets Afro-Latin Jazz, (2015) took this Latin-Baroque fusion one step further, by blending it with East European popular and folk music.
“Rumbarroco has managed to fuse performance styles across the spectrum in a manner that is highly eclectic as well as fascinating. If you want excellent musicianship, intriguing (and often unique) renditions of works that combine the old and the new, as well as engaging and enticing rhythms, I would urge you to explore this disc. You will find it both entertaining and intriguing, and quite possibly your eyes will be opened to a brand new world.” —Fanfare
“… there is a serious depth of understanding behind the fun.” —Fanfare
Latin-Baroque Fusion (2014) showcased the vibrant musical traditions of Latin America while embracing materials from a wide range of sources, fusing them into a distinctive whole.
“… Rumbarroco offers an original sound and an intriguing survey of the music produced from the blending of races and cultures originating in Medieval Spain and traveling to Latin America… the clever and interesting way the music develops using the extant works as building blocks will be sure to raise one’s awareness of the brilliance of this sort of fusion.” —Fanfare
“You deserve to experience this ensemble in concert … but until you can, don’t miss this debut CD.” —Early Music America