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Album Review

David Borgo: Reverence for Uncertainty

Read "Reverence for Uncertainty" reviewed by Budd Kopman


The simple cardboard sleeve of Reverence for Uncertainty is decorated with what looks like clouds against a sunset, evoking a feeling of openness and freedom, of detachment from the ground and the mundane. The music is quite remarkable and Borgo is quite a player, with a wonderful sound and total control over his instruments. According to the notes, all tracks are collective improvisations while tracks #2, 4, 8, and 12 involve pre-composed material by Borgo and tracks ...

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Album Review

David Borgo: Massanetta Springs

Read "Massanetta Springs" reviewed by Frank Rubolino


David Borgo, who is a jazz educator at the university level, emits a relaxed, breathy tone from his tenor saxophone to give his improvisations a lilting quality. He plays with groups ranging from trio to sextet on this multi-hued recording comprised mostly of his compositions. Borgo has the history of the music down pat; his tunes offer a flavoring of post-bop structure, but he steers the bands unerringly into the current era through his gliding improvising style and tune construction. ...


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