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Charlie Smith Circle: Ahead and Behind

Read "Charlie Smith Circle: Ahead and Behind" reviewed by Peter Aaron

Charlie Smith Circle Ahead and Behind Conduit Records 2004

Seattleite Charlie Smith has his roots as a saxophonist, studying under the late, great Don Lanphere; he’s also had Dave Peck as a piano tutor, trombone trendsetter Julian Priester as a sideman, and Jim Knapp as an instructor in composing and arranging. For a young musician (Smith looks to be in his late 20s or early 30s), one would be hard pressed to ...


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