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Richard Howell: Moon Over Tiburon

Read "Moon Over Tiburon" reviewed by Jack Bowers


After easing past the words of praise for San Francisco Bay-area based saxophonist / educator Richard Howell's “spiritual connection" and the description of his work as “bridge music," uniting and merging the experiences of listeners, it sounds much like probative contemporary small-group jazz. Besides playing saxophone (and singing, on the soulful anthem “We Are All Connected"), Howell composed (and presumably arranged) every number on Moon Over Tiburon, a cerebral exercise that is heavy on group interplay and strong, close-knit rhythm, ...

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Richard Howell: Coming Of Age - MANGAKU

Read "Coming Of Age - MANGAKU" reviewed by Neri Pollastri


Il sassofonista Richard Howell è una personalità musicale piuttosto singolare: nativo di Los Angeles, attivo dagli anni Ottanta a San Francisco, ha avuto per maestri sassofonisti come Justo Almario, specialista di latin jazz, e Don Myrick, degli Earth, Wind and Fire, per poi suonare con Don Cherry e Charlie Haden, ma anche con cantanti blues e soul come Etta James e Chaka Khan. Accanto all'attività di musicista Howell ha anche svolto quella di produttore, frequentando artisti di ogni genere. Tutta ...


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