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Big Train: Travels

Read "Travels" reviewed by John Patten

Big Train, a quartet composed of pianist Jeremy Bacon, drummer Jeff Ballard, saxophonist Justin Flynn and bassist Ugonna Okegwo, showcase nine original compositions on Travels, with songwriting duties split between Bacon and Flynn.This third recording shows Big Train to be full of flexibility, tackling complex rhythms while still swinging strongly throughout.

Flynn gets a lot of work on the release, stating most of the heads and generally getting the first solos. He's got the chops for ...


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