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Geoff Vidal: She Likes That

Read "She Likes That" reviewed by Dave Wayne

It's not often that a debut CD by a young artist brims with great playing, complex, soulful compositions, and exceptional group chemistry. But that's exactly what happens on Geoff Vidal 's She Likes That. Vidal is a young tenor saxophonist from New Orleans who--much like fellow Big Easy native Rob Wagner--wields a big, bluesy “bull tenor" in the mold of Tony Malaby, Clifford Jordan and Booker Ervin. On She Likes That, Vidal is backed by highly talented young players who ...

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Geoff Vidal: She Likes That

Read "She Likes That" reviewed by Leonard Epstein

Combine Sonny Rollins, Chris Potter and Joe Henderson, and mix it with some exciting originality you'll arrive somewhere near Geoff Vidal. Vidal, who regularly can be heard in New York West Village jazz haunts such as Fat Cat, debuts his first album as leader, She Likes That. This seven-composition set consists of all original music, penned by Vidal or his guitarist, Joe Hundertmark. Vidal's compositions are ripe with jazz tradition, yet employ contemporary fixtures such as odd ...


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