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Burnt Friedman & The NuDub Players: Can't Cool

Read "Can't Cool" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Composer, arranger, producer, and performer (on drums, marimbas, vibes, synthesizer, piano, and other keyboards) Burnt Friedman normally blasts progressive rock and jazz apart, but when working with his NuDub Players ensemble he takes aim at de/constructing avant-garde reggae and dub. Whether inspired lunacy or just plain craziness, this third NuDub release, featuring trombonist Ian Perry, saxophonist Thomas Haas, and bassist August Engkilde--among twenty musicians from Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, Copenhagen, Detroit, Cape Town, Santiago de Chile, Cologne and Berlin--is no doubt ...


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