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Album Review

Don Rader Quintet: Odyssey

Read "Odyssey" reviewed by Jack Bowers

While listening recently to the album Voyage (SWR, 2006) by Don Menza with Germany's SWR Big Band, my ear was drawn to a marvelous flugelhorn solo on the ballad “Where Are You?" I glanced at the tray to see who was playing. It was Don Rader--and it was no surprise. Rader is one of those remarkably lyrical trumpeters--like Marvin Stamm, Bobby Shew, Bob Summers and a handful of others--who can burrow straight to the heart of almost any song and ...


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