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First Impressions

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Jimmy Herring: Subject to Change Without Notice

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With his first record since his stunning 2008 debut as a leader, Lifeboat (Abstract Logix), guitarist Jimmy Herring capitalizes on that album's strengths and ups the ante even further on Subject to Change Without Notice (Abstract Logix, 2012), featuring a core group of players with all the chemistry he needs, and some high-powered guest artists to ratchet things up even further. By Alan BrysonMy favorite groups and albums often have this in common: the whole is ...

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Peter O'Mara: My Time

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Australian guitarist Peter O'Mara is a thirty year veteran of the German jazz scene, and given his association with Klaus Doldinger's Passport that spans two decades, I was curious what direction his solo album My Time (Marangani Records, 2012) would take. By Alan Bryson Tasteful restraint, a mellow after hours sound that represents an appealing alternative to smooth jazz. It's an album (four covers, six original titles) that works well as mood music, yet the interaction ...


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