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Roy Brooks: Understanding

Read "Understanding" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Il doppio compact di Roy Brooks pubblicato da qualche giorno (anche in lussuoso triplo vinile e in versione digitale) non è solo un tributo a uno dei massimi batteristi dei decenni sessanta/ottanta. Registrato il 1° novembre 1970 a Baltimora, presenta uno dei concerti più esaltanti del jazz contemporaneo, un hard bop intriso d'avanguardia—in particolare John Coltrane—che si sviluppa con intensità febbrile per due ore. Il merito va al misconosciuto batterista di Detroit e al suo quintetto comprendente Woody Shaw alla ...

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Roy Brooks: Understanding

Read "Understanding" reviewed by Pierre Giroux


Roy Brooks was a preeminent hard-bop drummer who early on participated in seminal recording dates led by Horace Silver, Yusef Lateef and Sonny Stitt. In this release entitled Understanding, produced by Cory Weeds and Zev Feldman for Reel To Real Records, Brooks is documented live by The Left Bank Jazz Society at The Famous Ballroom in Baltimore on November 1, 1970. The limited-edition 180 gram 3-LP gatefold set of previously unreleased material, features a stellar band including trumpeter Woody Shaw, ...

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Carlos Garnett

Read "Carlos Garnett" reviewed by Russ Musto


"Down & Up Again," an original outing on “Giant Steps" changes from Carlos Garnett's Under Nubian Skies, is as apt a description of the fiery saxophonist's life as it is a testament to the new found heights of his artistry following a two-decade absence, during which he suffered in the depths of depression and drug addiction. These days he is making music at his highest level ever, with every note speaking to the spiritual awakening that revitalized him.Born ...

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Carlos Garnett: Under Nubian Skies

Read "Under Nubian Skies" reviewed by Bob Margolis


“Under Nubian Skies" is a swinging, well played record that shows Carlos Garnett dipping heavily into his Coltrane bag and Panamanian roots. Garnett, a legendary tenor man who is returning to performing after a self imposed exile has done stints with Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakey, Woody Shaw, Charles Mingus, Pharoah Saunders, and perhaps most notably as part of Miles's groundbreaking groups of the early 1970's.

Sometimes a breath of fresh air replenishes the desire and the ability to keep doing ...


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