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Peter Herborn: Large

Read "Large" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


The proceedings commence with Herborn’s composition, titled “The Blizzard” featuring the forceful and dynamic tenor sax work of Gary Thomas. Here, Thomas does an effective job of mirroring the often bouncy yet charging nature of the rhythms in concert with the stalwart, brash and upfront arrangement. On, “The Blizzard”, trumpet virtuoso Dave Ballou adds some garnish with a low key mid-register trumpet solo which underscores the high-spirited orchestration. McCoy Tyner’s “Contemplation” is warm, sonorous and features fine solos from trombonist ...


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