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Acoustic Jazz Quartet: Organic

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"Organic Unity" the approximate center point of the Acoustic Jazz Quartet’s new recording Organic, fairly well sums up in an aural sense the constantly evolving vision of this fine West Coast quartet. This slightly Bossa piece shows exactly how far an already superb quartet has come since its previous release, Acoustic Jazz Quartet (Naxos Jazz 86033, 1999) and David Sill’s previous offerings Journey Together (Naxos Jazz 86023, 1999) and Bigs (Naxos Jazz 86070, 2001). The band’s music is seamless as ...

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Acoustic Jazz Quartet: Acoustic Jazz Quartet

Read "Acoustic Jazz Quartet" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Acoustic is the Key...Almost. The Acoustic Jazz Quartet is a smart group of young musicians with a sound as fresh and forward as a strawberry bursting on the roof of your mouth. Their self-titled debut starts swinging and never stops. Perpétuel Mouvement.

A Known Entity. Tenor and Soprano Saxophonist David Sills made his Naxos Jazz debut in 1998 with Journey Together (Naxos Jazz 86023-2). His style was an updated Stan Getz/Lester Young combination that strained through his education and experience ...


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