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John Graas: Jazz Studio 1/2: Complete Sessions

Read "Jazz Studio 1/2: Complete Sessions" reviewed by David Rickert


Why isn't John Graas more well-known as a jazz musician? Partly because he spent his time on the West Coast in and out of studio bands, recording infrequently with jazz bands or leading his own sessions. It could also be that his chosen instrument, the French horn, is the awkward kid standing off to the side at the dance as far as jazz instruments go. Or maybe it's because he died at the age of thirty-seven, before he could really ...


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