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FreeFlight: The BIG Band

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The second time around’s a charmer for FreeFlight, one of Canada’s preëminent Jazz ensembles, which follows its memorable ’97 debut, First Flight, with another savory slice of big–band Jazz that’s as colorful and thought–provoking as it is crisp and nourishing. With director Bob Shaw’s capable hand securely on the throttle, FreeFlight presses smoothly ahead on all cylinders. There’s simply no down time here — even the three vocals by Carol McCartney (who’s not included in the personnel listing) aren’t enough to impede the forward thrust; in fact, the band does some of its best work as her back–up group, thanks ...



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