Album Review: 'Solo — Live in New York'
Executing warp-speed ornamental passages in which dizzying rhythms defy logic, Cuban piano virtuoso Valdés calls to mind Art Tatum. Like him, Valdés also possesses an unsettling taste for sentimental fare. The resulting mix can make this occasionally thrilling recital feel like a roller coaster ride experienced on a bellyful of cotton candy. B
Solo -- Live in New York