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Jill Townsend Articles

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Jill Townsend Big Band: Tales from the Sea

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This is what makes reviewing such an adventure. Just when one thinks he may have heard it all, a new big band comes out of nowhere—well, out of Vancouver, British Columbia, actually—to prove that he hasn’t, that there’s always something new under the sun, and that there’s almost nothing more rewarding than the thrill of discovering a marvelous new Jazz ensemble whose artistry and resourcefulness can best be described as breathtaking. The band in question is led by composer/arranger Jill ...