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Warren Hill: Love Life

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Alto saxophonist Warren Hill impresses immediately with the opening title track, a bewitching groove over spacey keyboards, featuring Chris Botti on trumpet. (Hill’s notes indicate that Botti, off from his tour with Sting for a few days, was exhausted during the session, but the trumpeter gives an incisive, committed performance.) Up next is “Mambo 2000,” with Tim Pierce’s Santana-esque guitar, and Hill’s fluid sax floating over a horn section that includes Eric Marienthal on tenor. This guy knows how to ...


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