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Day 2 - Ottawa International Jazz Festival, June 23, 2006

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The first show on Day Two of the TD Canada Trust Ottawa International Jazz Festival featured a trio of artists ranging from underexposed to near-legendary.

Jon Gordon's performance at the 4 pm Connoisseur Series demonstrated the ability of this thirty-something alto/soprano saxophonist and his trio to take a largely ...

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Billy Drummond: Dubai

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There is a strong tradition of piano-less groups in jazz. Some examples include Sonny Rollins' trio sessions, nearly all of Ornette Coleman's work, and the great Chet Baker / Gerry Mulligan collaborations. Dubai recalls the great sessions that Elvin Jones led in the late 60's and early 70's. The format demands more of the listener and the musicians as well. But the space that is created can stimulate some truly inspired improvisations. That's what happens here.

Billy Drummond is a ...