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Live Review

John Coltrane Birthday Celebration: Harnessing The Coltrane Effect

Read "John Coltrane Birthday Celebration: Harnessing The Coltrane Effect" reviewed by Paul Rauch


Richard Cole Group Tula's Jazz Club Seattle WA September 23, 2016 The calendar read September 23, 2016, the 90th anniversary of the birth of John Coltrane, and as in many cities in America, and around the world, the music of this master innovator is being celebrated in performance, by modern jazz musicians who have been musically inspired by his courage, by his absence of compromise, by his relentless impatience, by his quest ...

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Album Review

Richard Cole: Shade

Read "Shade" reviewed by John Barron


Shade, Saxophonist Richard Cole's third release for Origin Records, is a stellar production compiled from various sessions featuring trumpet legend Randy Brecker and a bevy of heavy hitters from the Pacific Northwest. The disc is chock-full of inspired solos, edgy compositions and inventive arranging.

Cole is an aggressive soloist who, much like his saxophone heroes John Coltrane and Joe Henderson, challenges the harmonic boundaries of each tune in search of new and unblemished ideas. The tenor saxophone is Cole's horn ...


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