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Album Review

John Schroder: Sir Lemuel's Dance

Read "Sir Lemuel's Dance" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard


The cover of pianist John Schroder's Sir Lemuel's Dance showcases a peculiar detail that somehow makes perfect sense: a close-up photo of the leader's staring eye. It's far from unusual to have portraits of jazz musicians grace their album covers, but normally they're shown in full figure or at least with the whole face in front. Here it's just one eye--a detail taken out of context, yet one that fits into a greater picture: When the cover unfolds, Schroder's entire ...


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