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Gerald Beckett: Flute Vibes

Read "Flute Vibes" reviewed by Jim Santella

Gerald Beckett leads this quintet and sextet session which features his flute in a program of inspired jazz tunes. Each selection swings with a balance of hard bop and blues.

FluteVibes features the leader with vibraphonist Erik von Buchau in a quiet affair that settles down gracefully. Walking bass, block chords, and ride cymbal propel the front line as both flute and vibraphone stretch out with a free hand. I Remember Bill features Beckett's bass flute and C ...