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Andy Adamson Quintet: First Light

Read "First Light" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Self-taught keyboardist/composer Andy Adamson hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has been active in Ann Arbor and Detroit for over fifty years, playing many styles of music: Cuban folk music with Melodioso, jump blues with Dick Siegel & His Ministers of Melody, funk with Norma Jean Bell and the All Stars, rhythm and blues with the Ann Arbor band F.U.B.A.R., disco and rock with Detroit club bands, and of course jazz. Flavors of all those genres find their way into ...

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Andy Adamson Quartet: A Cry For Peace

Read "A Cry For Peace" reviewed by Geannine Reid

Fans of the Crusaders, Weather Report and other fusion acts of the 1970's and 1980's will certainly enjoy the sound of Andy Adamson and his quartet. His writing and keyboard work has heart and soul, and the group is a solid unit of excellent players. The quartet features Adamson's original compositions. The line-up on his latest album, A Cry for Peace, includes: Brennan Andes (acoustic and electric bass), drummer Jonathan Taylor, and tenor saxophonist Dan Bennett. The quartet is a ...


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