Nate Chinen's Favorite Releases of 2011: Sounds That Come From in the Head and on the Street
Publication: New York Times
Author: Nate Chinen
Date: December 15, 2011
MIGUEL ZENÓN “Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook” (Marsalis Music) The dragonfly speed and lightness of Mr. Zenón’s alto saxophone playing is reason enough to love this meditation on the music of his homeland. So too is his liberal approach to the repertory, mostly classic boleros and ballads, furnished with woodwind orchestrations by Guillermo Klein.
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