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New York Standards Quartet: Heaven Steps To Seven

Read "Heaven Steps To Seven" reviewed by Roger Farbey


The three constant principals in this remarkable quartet are joined for this album by NY-resident Ugonna Okegwo on double bass. The quartet has been in existence for over a decade now and their first album was recorded in 2007 and released in 2008. The punningly titled Heaven Steps To Seven is the quartet's seventh album to date and the follow-up to Sleight Of Hand (Whirlwind, 2017). Half way through Charlie Parker's “Cheryl" the piece is transformed, almost magically, ...


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