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Tom Haines & the Birmingham Jazz Orchestra: Tom Haines Live

Read "Tom Haines Live" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Tom Haines, whose album with the Birmingham Jazz Orchestra (that's Birmingham as in England, not Alabama) was indeed recorded live at the 2016 Stratford Jazz Festival, is a composer / arranger of the first rank--and has the awards to prove it. Of the five selections on Tom Haines Live, three have won awards for composing and / or arranging while a fourth, “Strange Utopia," came close, earning runner-up honors at the 2016 European Big Band Composers Competition. ...


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