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Bobby Avey: A New Face

Read "A New Face" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


A New Face is a somewhat misleading title for this album. True, this is the debut recording as leader by the 25-year-old Bobby Avey but he's been on the jazz scene for some time. Most notably, he joined star saxophonist Dave Liebman on Vienna Dialogues (ZOHO, 2006) while he was still a student and his regular trio--bassist Thomson Kneeland and drummer Jordan Pearlson, both featured effectively here--has been together since 2005. Avey composed all eight tunes on ...

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Album Review

Bobby Avey: A New Face

Read "A New Face" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


The CD is called A New Face, referring to the set's leader, pianist Bobby Avey. He was an even “newer" face on 2006's Vienna Dialogues (Zoho Music), a duet set with veteran saxophonist David Liebman that explored the music of pre-twentieth century classical composers, including Mendelssohn, Schumann, Mahler and Brahms.For this, Avey's debut as a leader, the pianist has put together modern-thinking jazz trio, in the mode of Jason Moran or Vijay Iyer. Liebman's back, sitting in on ...


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