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Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra: Future Steps: Live at Jazzaar Festival 2014

Read "Future Steps: Live at Jazzaar Festival 2014" reviewed by Jack Bowers

This engaging in-concert album by the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra and an array of renowned guest artists is properly described in an accompanying press release as “Bandstand Learning with Role Models," as indeed it is. The SYJO is literally surrounded by them (role models, that is), with the more seasoned players handling the bulk of the solos in a program that consists for the most part of music by the orchestra's director, Fritz K. Renold, composed in the style of ...


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