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Eric Crittenden: Blu

Read "Blu" reviewed by Jim Santella

In this program of his own compositions, singer/saxophonist Eric Crittenden gets spiritual in a musical celebration of jazz and blues. It's all from the soul. He lets the music pour naturally, with powerful influences from earlier decades, as well as up-to-date contemporary creations that make a deep impression.

Stormy Blu, the longest selection on the program at over ten minutes, leaves plenty of space for Crittenden's alto to explore the sonic landscape on an adventuresome ride. His JukeJoint ...


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