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by Jason Crane
The Respect Sextet Le Poisson Rouge New York City May 24, 2009
After nearly a decade together, the members of The Respect Sextet have created an environment of trust and musical courage that allows them to explore the many facets of improvised music. They displayed this fearlessness--and a playful love of experimentation--to a standing-room-only crowd at Le Poisson Rouge in New York's Greenwich Village on May 24.
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by Eric J. Iannelli
While gigging in and around Rochester, New York, the Respect Sextet circulated a demo CD entitled Respectacle. This portmanteau, as I'm fairly sure it was intended, conjures immediate associations with other words: respect, spectacle and receptacle. All three are appropriate. The players in this six-piece delight in paying homage to every one of their musical influences and enjoy drawing attention to themselves... and their debut full-length, The Full Respect , is a bag about as mixed as they come.read more