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Bob Kindred: Live at Cafe Loup

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Classical clarinetist Richard Stoltzman once said, “...I wish I could play Mozart like Bob Kindred plays jazz, referring to his simplicity of tone, directness and emotional truth--all of which can be heard at the weekly brunch at New York's Café Loup which this engaging live disc documents. Kindred got his chops playing with organists Shirley Scott and Groove Holmes, and later in Woody Herman's big band. The brunch and the subsequent gig came about when café owner Lloyd Feit met Kindred on the street in New York and ushered him into his restaurant. Feit proved to be ...

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Bob Kindred with Larry Willis: Gentle Giant of the Tenor Sax

Bob Kindred traveled to the bucolic surroundings of Mapleshade's recording studio in rural Maryland to team with pianist Larry Willis for a session of more than 60 minutes' worth of “gentle" but not outdated jazz performances. In some respects Kindred is a throwback to Ben Webster and the tender side of Stan Getz. His playing recalls that distinctive rasping timbre and excellent rhythmic momentum that characterized Webster, especially in his later years. But Kindred also shows that he is not unfamiliar with the modern jazz idiom as he interpolates dissonant avant-garde improvisations throughout, such as on of Django Reinhardt's “Anouman" ...



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