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Gary Foster & Putter Smith: Perfect Circularity

Read "Perfect Circularity" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Duo albums occasionally present a most vulnerable side of jazz artists. In the case of woodwind specialist Gary Foster and veteran bassist Putter Smith, the opportunity is much more of a challenge than a threat. Foster, who has graced many jazz records over several decades, has rarely recorded under his own leadership, with four releases in the 1960s for the Revelation label and one for Concord in 1991. Foster's work was notable in the big bands of Toshiko Akiyoshi, Clare ...


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