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The Pat Petrillo Big Rhythm Band: The Power Station Sessions

Read "The Power Station Sessions" reviewed by Jim Worsley

To say that a record is all over the place is generally considered to be negative. However, that is not the case with this fun outing from drummer Pat Petrillo. His Big Rhythm Band pulsates through a wide variety of tunes. Not knowing what is coming next can come off as disjointed. But, again, not here. The surprising change of directions keeps it lively and entertaining. When it comes to Petrillo, entertaining is the right word to describe him and ...

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Joshua Crumbly: Rise

Read "Rise" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Joshua Crumbly and his bass have logged a good few miles learning from a respectable number of fellow players (Victor Bailey, Terence Blanchard, Kamasi Washington and more) in his fairly young career, and it shows—his debut may not be as wildly eclectic as it could have been with such a colorful history to build on, but then it's not specifically meant to be. Rise is more about portraying emotions and inner thoughts, and the variety of players and tones here ...

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David Cook: Pathway

Read "Pathway" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

David Cook è un pianista, cresciuto alla scuola di Bruce Barth, Fred Hersch, Kenny Werner, che da tempo presta i propri servigi a diversi musicisti della scena newyorchese e dintorni. Ma David Cook è soprattutto apprezzato accompagnatore e direttore musicale di importanti cantanti come Taylor Swift, Lizz Wright, Natasha Bedingfield, Marianne Faithfull etc. Oltre che membro stabile di diverse big band prestigiose come l'Ensemble di Alan Ferber e la Travis Sullivan's Bjorkestra. In Pathway, il suo esordio da leader, queste ...


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