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Into 06:54
Quarcen 06:52
Whet Stone 07:51
With Child 07:38
Three Sides 05:20
Lion Hearted 08:29


Jack DeSalvo’s mandola, cello and guitar as well as his compositions is united with the vast transcultural percussion pallet of Tom Cabrera and Seattle-based Herb Kloss’ gorgeous flute sound for a genre-transcending recording rooted in jazz, classical and folk. The result is extraordinary music.


released December 30, 2016

Jack DeSalvo – mandola, cello, classical guitar
Herb Kloss – flute, alto flute
Tom Cabrera – frame drums, riq, tombak, darbuka, percussion

Coeur de Lion 11’54
Into 6’54
Quarcen 6’52
Whet Stone 7’51
With Child 7:39
Richard and Saladin 14’07
Three Sides 5’20
Lion Hearted 8’29

All music by Jack DeSalvo

Recorded at Tedesco Studio, Paramus, NJ
Mixed and mastered by Jim DeSalvo at Beanstudio, Wayne, NJ
Design and photos by Qua’s Eye Graphix
Produced by Jack DeSalvo


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Jack DeSalvo New York, New York

JACK DeSALVO, hailed in THE WIRE magazine as “masterful”, played with Ronald Shannon Jackson and D3. Guitarist DeSalvo, a highly regarded composer, also plays cello, mandolin and banjo. “banjo player Jack DeSalvo uncorks a salvo of twangs as if Earl Scruggs has pushed his way into a Count Basie jam.” – NYC Jazz Record. He plays with his own band and with Julie Lyon, 12 Houses, Sumari etc. ... more

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