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Album Review

Mihaly Dresch Quartet with Chris Potter: Zea

Read "Zea" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Hungarian reedman Mihaly Dresch is one of the more prominent jazz artists in Eastern Europe and generally sets high standards for his work. On this beautifully crafted live outing with American sax great Chris Potter, the ensemble melds tuneful melodies with Hungarian folk, dirge-like balladry, hyper-mode bop and progressive jazz via an uplifting mode of operations amid high-flying motifs and buoyant storylines. Potter contributes 2 tracks, but the opener “Togo," is a composition by famed drummer Ed Blackwell, ...


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