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Sam Blakeslee Quintet: Selective Coverage

Read "Selective Coverage" reviewed by Jim Olin

Selective Coverage is a remarkable and forward-thinking release by the Sam Blakeslee Quintet. The project reaffirms the group's ability to break the patterns and explore new ideas, while staying true to the aesthetics of contemporary jazz. But beneath the technical precision and creative compositions is the deeper meaning of the album's title; it is inspired by the experiences of minorities, their struggles in how they are portrayed by the media and need for universal health care. One of ...


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