Eric Kurimski - Réplica voted BEST ALBUM OF 2008 on Latin Jazz Corner. Thanks to everyone who voted and showed support for Réplica.
"…2008 will be remembered as the year that Latin Jazz officially stepped outside the authority of Afro-Cuban and Brazilian rhythms, and leading the charge is Eric Kurimski’s outstanding Afro-Peruvian Jazz album Réplica."
Eric Kurimski: Press
Réplica was featured in the Rants and Raves section of the January 2009 issue of Guitar Player Magazine.
"The spectacular playing and skillful blend of acoustic and electric tones bring authority to this brilliant co-mingling of (jazz and Afro Peruvian) traditions that are, after all, rooted in the same musical heritage." - Guitar Player Magazine (Jan '09)
Réplica reviewed for Latin Jazz Network
"...Afro-Peruvian music meets jazz in a spell-binding collision of artistic cultures."
“…elaborate guitar work that goes beyond the usual accompaniment found in many Afro-Peruvian bands.”
"Kurimski has drawn upon the rich guitar traditions of Afro-Peruvian music and fused it with jazz, creating a unique and organic blend."
" Eric Kurimski ha logrado que el sabor del Cajón Peruano vaya de la mano de la guitarra y transiten por la metrópoli del jazz que es New York."
"The true essence of the Peruvian Cajon walks hand and hand with the modern Jazz guitar through the streets of New York."