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Roberto Juan Rodriguez

The First Basket

Label: Tzadik

Format: CD

Genre: Experimental

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Charming and imaginative music for a controversial film that follows the Jewish basketball experience from ash cans placed on the stoops of brownstones to the bright lights of Madison Square Garden. Composed by Roberto Juan Rodriguez, whose CDs of modern Cuban-Jewish fusion have become Tzadik best sellers, the score jumps from klezmer to classical, dixieland, pop, rock and back again. Featuring an astounding array of downtown musicians, The First Basket establishes Roberto as a versatile composer who is capable of just about anything.

Cat. number: TZ 8136
Year: 2009