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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Tim Green Saxophone: Songs From This Season

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Saxophonists Eric Alexander, Chris Potter, Jimmy Greene, John Ellis and Marcus Strickland all have at least one thing in common: they were all second or third place finishers in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition who went on to become leading lights in the world of jazz. Alto saxophonist Tim Green may very well join this unofficial fraternity sometime in the near future. Green, who was the first runner-up to saxophone mad man Jon Irabagon in ...

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Tim Green: Catching Yourself Gracefully

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Pianist Tim Green new recording, Jeannie's Song, was recently featured in my Nights at the Turntable article, Origin Arts: The Tsunami from Seattle . Mr. Green is one of a growing number of young jazz musicians who are shaping jazz for the 21st century. His approach to jazz is through his bright and intelligent compositions, as well as his careful analyses of the standards literature. Catching Yourself Gracefully, the prelude to Jeannie's Song, offers illustrations of these talents in detail. ...