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Peter Yellin: How Long Has This Been Going On?

Read "How Long Has This Been Going On?" reviewed by Jay Deshpande

How Long Has This Been Going On?, Pete Yellin's first album of the new millennium, is a strong sampling of his abilities as an altoist and as a songwriter. It also showcases his connections across the jazz spectrum, built up over a five-decade career. Bob Mintzer, Billy Hart, and Sheila Jordan all make appearances here. And Yellin's regular personnel are excellent, too: pianist Renee Rosnes plays a lovely solo on a mid-tempo original, “Air for Aaron," and Peter Leitch brings ...

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Pete Yellin: Mellow Soul

Read "Mellow Soul" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Nowhere near as mellow as its title suggests, this is a lively blowing session by veteran saxophonist Pete Yellin and an all–star supporting cast who seem perfectly happy to close ranks behind the leader and let him take the lion’s share of the bows. Which is only right, as it is Yellin’s gig, despite the imposing presence of trumpeter Henderson, saxophonist Herring and a world–class rhythm section comprised of such acknowledged masters as Corea, Leitch, Swartz and Allen (all of ...


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