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Samuel Blais/David Liebman: Cycling

Read "Cycling" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


There's no accounting for how great music comes together on record. Sometimes everything is meticulously laid out for months or years in advance, as artists use planning and implementation to their advantage in the creative process; other times, sparks just fly at spur of the moment sessions. Cycling falls into the latter category. In October of 2012, saxophonist Samuel Blais organized a quartet tour that found him working alongside three of his favorite saxophonists--David Binney, Donny McCaslin, ...


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