From a media release:
Sabrina Lastman Quartet: CD Release
The Candombe Jazz Sessions
March 4, 2012 at Joe's Pub, NYC
NEW YORK CITY - Sabrina Lastman is a New York-based vocalist and songwriter from
Uruguay/ Israel. The Candombe Jazz Sessions -her latest album released
by ZOHO Music display Sabrina's unique, multifaceted vocal style,
singing in Spanish and Portuguese. The Sabrina Lastman Quartet is an
innovative music project that brings together jazz, South American
rhythms and contemporary music. Candombe is the percussion-driven genre
with origins in African Bantu, primarily played in Uruguay, and a
precursor of the Tango. Accompanied by world class musicians pianist
Emilio Solla, dummer/percussionist David Silliman and bassist/ Grammy
nominee Pablo Aslan, Sabrina delivers a stunning, soulful tour de force.
"Telling a story in song does not require words. Of course, if you are a singer, you might then need an exceptional vocal instrument, imagination, and a willingness to walk on tightropes — all of which brings us to Uruguayan-born singer and composer Sabrina Lastman."
-Fernando Gonzalez (regular contributor to The International Review of Music, Jazz Times and The Miami Herald) USA
"Sabrina Lastman is an outstanding singer. She sings with irreproachable technical display, and unusual expressive intensity"
-Sergio Piccirilli / El Intruso Magazine. Argentina – USA