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Album Review

Dave Bass: The Trio Vol. 2

Read "The Trio Vol. 2" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo

The Trio Vol. 2 è un atto d'amore nei confronti del piano trio jazzistico, riproposto in chiave mainstream contemporanea. Leader di una delle formazioni più classiche per un pianista, Dave Bass propone qui una consolidata formula che travalica tempo e mode senza inutili virtuosismi. È davvero ammirevole la sua raffinatezza di fraseggio, che fa da volano a una superba lezione di swing e musicalità. La forza di questo CD risiede anche nel dinamico interplay di un ragguardevole trio ...

Album Review

Dave Bass: The Trio Vol. 3

Read "The Trio Vol. 3" reviewed by Pierre Giroux

The life of any jazz musician is precarious and the road to that life is often compromised by unexpected misadventures. Just ask pianist Dave Bass. After completing piano studies with renowned teacher Madame Margaret Chaloff, and composition with George Russell, he began playing firstly around San Francisco but subsequently moved to Southern California. One day on his way to a gig, Bass fell and so damaged his wrist that he was told he would never play piano again. Thus he ...

Album Review

Dave Bass: The Trio, Vol. 3

Read "The Trio, Vol. 3" reviewed by Troy Dostert

For its third installment, pianist Dave Bass' regular working group has produced another worthwhile document drawing on Bass' many influences, and showing that he also has plenty of his own creativity to offer. Once again accompanied by bassist Kerry Kashiwagi and drummer Scott Gordon, and a few cameos from guitarist Barry Finnerty, the pianist proves his mettle as an agile and thoughtful interpreter of the jazz repertoire. Just a few bars into the beguiling opener, “As Long as ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

The Trio Vol. 3

Dave Bass Music


The Trio Vol. 2

Dave Bass Music


The Trio Vol. 1

Dave Bass Music


Baltic Bolero

From: The Trio Vol. 2
By Kerry Kashiwagi

Un Poco Loco

From: The Trio Vol. 1
By Kerry Kashiwagi

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