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Tony DePaolis: The Contemporary Dynamic

Read "The Contemporary Dynamic" reviewed by Mackenzie Horne

Take everything you know about what a debut record should and should not be. Now promptly throw those ideas into oncoming traffic and don't look back. Young Pittsburgh bassist Tony DePaolis has redefined the boundaries of the all-important debut record with The Contemporary Dynamic. It's a concept album. It's a double album. Its personnel list is thirty-six musicians deep. The Contemporary Dynamic isn't just ambitious; it is absurdly ambitious. The concept behind DePaolis's album ...


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