His Back Pages: Gaia Wilmer Celebrates Egberto Gismonti

By Lissette Corsa Gaia Wilmer and her 19-piece ensemble celebrate the genius of Egberto Gismonti. Brazilian composer and saxophonist Gaia Wilmer feels most at home in an Egberto Gismonti song. “When I listen to some of his pieces, I remember being at my dad’s house,” Wilmer says, on the phone from São Paulo, where she

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