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Wishful Thinking: Wishful Thinking

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In days like these acts of musical subversion are always welcome, especially if they have the effect of provoking the conservatives into apoplexy, as this one just might.

What we have here is the “classic" hard bop quintet line-up of trumpet, tenor sax, piano, bass and drums putting out music that has next to nothing in common with that or any other overt strand of the tradition. What's here instead is a program of group originals ...


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