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The Sons Of The Soul Revivers: Live! Rancho Nicasio

Read "Live! Rancho Nicasio" reviewed by James Nadal

Founded in 1970, by Walter Morgan Jr., The Sons Of The Soul Revivers carry on the traditional gospel legacy started by their father Walter Sr., with the original Soul Revivers, in the 1960's.Walter Jr. is joined by his brothers James and Dwyane, supported by their regular backing band, taking the music to that sacred space where religion encounters rhythm. Produced under the auspice of Little Village Foundation, founded by keyboardist Jim Pugh as a commitment to discovering and recording original ...

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Eijiro Nakagawa & Jim Pugh: E 'n J -- Legend and Lion

Read "E 'n J -- Legend and Lion" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Is New York the Mecca of jazz? Well, some would believe so. It was the meeting place for two trombonists, Jim Pugh and Eijiro Nakagawa, the latter a young player from Japan, the former a well-known American veteran. The two trombonists found common ground and recorded this album with a band that fits them like a glove. The music paves happy trails for the listener.

Pugh and Nakagawa combine well. In tandem, their lines flow smooth and easy. ...


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