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N. Glenn Davis: Come Right In

Read "Come Right In" reviewed by John Patten


The N. Glenn Davis Quartet resurrects the sound of classic bebop on Come Right In, presenting a set of 10 tunes arranged by Davis, three enhanced by saxophone giant Phil Woods.

Woods plays magnificently on two Davis originals--the opening “A Different Day" and “Just a Tadd," as well as “If You Could See Me Now." Never at a loss for the right phrase or variation, his playing flows through several choruses on each tune. Woods may ...

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N. Glenn Davis Quartet: A Different View

Read "A Different View" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Some drummers have a tendency, whether deliberate or involuntary, when leading an ensemble to turn the spotlight on themselves. Not Glenn Davis, who lets his splendid compositional skills and purposeful timekeeping speak for themselves on A Different View, on which he leads a crew of fellow Clevelanders in an enticing session of buoyant post-bop Jazz.

Pianist Larry Porter, a longtime friend who now makes his home in Germany, is a clever soloist and perceptive accompanist, splendidly complementing front-liner Dave Sterner ...


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