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The Arts Intel Report

A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler
A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler

Fèlix Rossi and the Asere Quartet

December 1, 2019
Plaça Reial, 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

Barely known outside Catalonia, this trumpeter sports a Dizzy goatee on his slim, ephebic face but plays in a supple, chastely classical style that brings to mind both Wynton and Bix. Here he leads a youthful quartet whose music floats, siesta-of-a-faun-like, over the dale between Blue Note and ECM. —E.E.