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by AAJ Staff
Meet Glenn White:Described as a brilliant gem," Glenn's modern jazz compositions and skilled, interactive playing have been called a thoughtful, remarkable style," which stems from a deeper understanding." A graduate of New England Conservatory, Glenn has performed alongside many notable musicians including Cuneiform artist Jamie Baum, Impulse! artist Greg Tardy, ECM Records artist Art Lande, and more. In addition to his own recordings, Glenn can be heard on recordings by Huevo Imaginary Records artists I'm In You, Matador ...read more
by Jay Deshpande
New York-based saxophonist Glenn White presents a set of eloquent and somewhat haunting tunes on Sacred Machines. The machines herein are a platform for the strong soloists in the ensemble, but the album's unity comes from a common palette that transcends the bandleader's harmonic tendencies (White wrote six of the disc's seven songs). Sacred Machines presents a pleasant interplay between able musicians, in a firm, stylistic environment. Although there is a degree of variation between the tracks--"Triality" ...read more
by Elliott Simon
For Sacred Machines, tenor man Glenn White has enlisted some of the most recognizable working jazz musicians in New York for a session of precisely played original modern jazz. White's horn is soulful and rich and he expertly uses the talents of his supporting players, particularly the subtle genius of pianist Roberta Piket and Jamie Baum's venturesome flute, to great advantage. The outcome is a synchronous group sound whose strongest suit is the interchange among the players as they blend ...read more