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Tom McIntosh: With Malice Toward None

Read "With Malice Toward None" reviewed by John Kelman


Like bassist Percy Heath, who finally released his first album at the age of 80, trombonist Tom McIntosh has waited for his own record. Something of a musician's musician, over the past 45 years McIntosh has spent a lot of time playing with and contributing compositions to a wide range of artists, including James Moody, Dizzy Gillespie, Tommy Flanagan and Benny Golson. After a two-decade stint in Hollywood writing for film and television, he returned to the east coast in ...

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Tom McIntosh: With Malice Toward None

Read "With Malice Toward None" reviewed by Jim Santella


Since the start of bebop, Tom McIntosh has been writing the kind of music that swings with a rhythmic flair and a cool sensation. Perky syncopation combines with a gentle, lyrical flow to make his pieces stand out as representative of the genre.

The all-star ensemble that IPO Recordings assembled for this 2003 session captures the essence of modern jazz. Generations have kept the music fresh. Several of the artists featured here can trace their careers from ...


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