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Tyrone Brown String Sextet: Song Of The Sun

Read "Song Of The Sun" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


With Strings. String group interpretation of jazz is nothing new. There have been several string quartets that have pursued this road, the Kronos Quartet and Turtle Island String Quartet just to mention two. Wynton Marsalis entered the “String Quartet” fray with his String Quartet Number 1: At The Octoroon Balls (Sony Classical/Columbia 60979) released in 1999. Song of the Sun finds long-time Max Roach bassist Tyrone Brown expanding the traditional string quartet form two violins, a viola, and a cello ...


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