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Morgan Childs Quintet: Time

Read "Time" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


It is no exaggeration to suggest that the energy of this quintet, led by drummer Morgan Childs, brings back memories of an era when Art Blakey led Messengers bands that included saxophonists such as Wayne Shorter and trumpeters like Terrance Blanchard or Wynton Marsalis. This quintet sounds as crafted and tight on Time as some of the best Messengers bands once sounded, though Childs is not a Blakey-like drummer. He is much more lyrical, and even though he is playing ...


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