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Ben Adams Quintet: Old Thoughts For A New Day

Read "Old Thoughts For A New Day" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone


Ben Adams, originally from the Midwest, changed his music studies from drums to vibraphone. Later, in the mid-'90s, he studied at the Berklee School of Music with Dave Samuels, Dave Friedman and Victor Mendoza. Now based in San Francisco, the vibraphonist/composer has released a third album that displays his talents as both bandleader and writer. On his debut, The Figured Wheel, Adams explored standards and originals; on his followup album, Music For Six, he emphasized the compostions of Todd Brindley ...


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