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REVIEW: David Binney, THE TIME VERSES

David Binney’s music, which is potentially forbidding, grows in interest with each listen.
It is well worth exploring.

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Review: Bobby Watson, MADE IN AMERICA

It is gratifying to realize that all of those years teaching others have not resulted in Bobby Watson losing his zest for creative jazz.

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REVIEW: Brian Landrus Orchestra, GENERATIONS

Brian Landrus, who is considered one of the more important baritone-saxophonist of the past decade, shows on Generations that he is also a very skilled arranger-composer. An intriguing modern set filled with inventive writing and top-notch musicianship, Brian Landrus’ Generations is well worth exploring.

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REVIEW: Fred Hersch, OPEN BOOK

Fred Hersch has yet to make an unworthy recording. Open Book is easily recommended as an example of his artistry.