Archive for May 13th, 2019

Jéssica Pina – Essência

Portuguese trumpet player Jéssica Pina has studied her profession on the University of Évora and now performs as a freelancer. Her sphere of activity extends to countries such as Portugal, Spain, Norway, Latvia, Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Morocco, Tanzania, Kenya, and Timor.

Her debut album Essência was released January, 2019. With the thoughtful Intro Jéssica Pina shows her range of expressive sensitivity on muted trumpet, which is accentuated by fine keyboard sounds.

1º Esquerdo shines with different trumpets alternating in conflict and harmony. The Moog sound delivers some acid jazz flavor. Made In CV refers to Jéssica’s African origin from the Cap Verde Islands. As expected, here and there she lets native styles flow into her music.

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