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Album Review

Nigel Kennedy: Blue Note Sessions

Read "Blue Note Sessions" reviewed by Chris May


I confess I wasn't expecting to enjoy this album. Here in his native Britain, violinist Nigel Kennedy is regarded by some as a figure of fun, a player who made much of his fortune with Vivaldi's evergreen Four Seasons, still a nice little earner, but one who has energetically promoted himself as the rebellious bad boy of classical music. He is to straight music something of what Madonna's husband, fellow mockney Guy Ritchie, is to filmmaking.

But Blue Note Sessions ...


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