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by Chris May
Breaking news 3/23/20: Impulse! is getting its mojo back. Showing definite signs of, anyway... Since its glory days in the 1960s and 1970s, Impulse! has been little more than a logo wheeled out by its parent company, Universal Music, to lend credibility to unrelated one-off projects. Until very recently, the only newly recorded release worthy of Impulse!'s imprimatur was Alice Coltrane's swansong, Translinear Light, in 2004. Fast forward to 2018: A new dawn for ...read more
by Dennis Hollingsworth
All Around is an excellent first effort from the supremely talented young drummer Ted Poor. A 2003 graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Poor has recorded and performed with Chris Potter, Joe Locke, Bill Frisell, and Cuong Vu, among others. You can also check out his work on the newly recorded North, led by another fine young player, Jerome Sabbagh. Although in his early twenties, Poor exhibits skills that are surprisingly mature for a relative newcomer.Rounding out ...read more