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The Ian McDougall Big Band: No Passport Required

Read "No Passport Required" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Ian McDougall's name may be unfamiliar to you, but the accomplished composer/arranger/trombonist certainly needs no introduction to jazz fans in Canada, where his long and impressive résumé includes half a dozen albums under his own name, more than double that number as lead trombonist/soloist with Rob McConnell's peerless Boss Brass, and another three as leader of the 'bone-centered Brass Connection. Even so, No Passport Required is an overdue benchmark, marking the first time that McDougall has led a big band ...


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