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Scott Whitfield & Friends: A Bi-Coastal Christmas

Read "A Bi-Coastal Christmas" reviewed by Jack Bowers


If trombonist Scott Whitfield's A Bi-Coastal Christmas cannot quicken your inner holiday spirit, that will not be for lack of trying. Whitfield uses every ribbon in the packet and every tool in the shed to help make the season bright, from big band to quintet, from duo to solo (Whitfield's trombone all by itself). Two of the selections were recorded in 2004, four others in 2005, whereas Whitfield's brace of solo tracks was taped in 2020 as he cast off ...

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Dave Schumacher: Endangered Species

Read "Endangered Species" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Back in the beginning there was Gerry Mulligan; or maybe it was Pepper Adams. We're talking baritone saxophone here, of course, especially as a lead instrument. It's still not a horn you often hear out front, regrettably. But with his Summit Records debut, Endangered Species, Dave Schumacher does his part to remedy the situation.Schmacher, a veteran of more than two decades on the New York jazz scene, has explored the deep, dark end of the baritone's sound, including ...


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