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Album Review

Gene Lake: Steppin' Up

Read "Steppin' Up" reviewed by Phil DiPietro


With his self-produced debut , “Steppin Up", Gene lake does just that-putting himself out on the solo artist limb, after spending the 90's turning in nothing short of exemplary sideman (there's that word again) work.

Let's get the “sideman" credits straight, shall we? First off, I contend that anyone holding down the drum chair in Steve Coleman's band should automatically receive the cover of Modern Drummer once a year (in fact, Gene is appearing at this year's MD festival) and ...


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