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Q4: Uphill Struggle

Read "Uphill Struggle" reviewed by Roger Farbey


Saxophone quartets are a relatively infrequent phenomenon in jazz. Perhaps the last one to cause a stir was the Delta Saxophone Quartet whose albums Crimson! (Basho Records, 2016) and Bowie, Berlin & Beyond (FMR Records, 2018) offered new perspectives on the music of King Crimson and David Bowie respectively. But even the DSQ relied on occasional instrumental augmentation and on Crimson! this was supplied by virtuoso pianist Gwilym Simcock. With Q4's Uphill Struggle there is no such respite nor any ...


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