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Owen Broder: Heritage

Read "Heritage" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

The cross-pollination of jazz and folk music is nothing new, but saxophonist Owen Broder does push things forward in this exploration of the idea, asking five different composers from varying generations and backgrounds to each write their own take on American folk music for an eight-piece ensemble. Besides Broder himself, the compositions and arrangements come from Miho Hazama, Bill Holman, Jim McNeely, Ryan Truesdell and Alphonso Horne. Holman, whose career stretches back to working for Stan Kenton in ...


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