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Scott Jeppesen: Wonders

Read "Wonders" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Ancient history and current times collide on the sophomore release from California-based tenor saxophonist Scott Jeppesen: with Wonders, he offers up an intelligent, semi-programmatic look at the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as seen through a modern jazz lens.

Jeppesen, a once-upon-a-time protégé of saxophonist Joe Henderson and a jazz studies doctoral ...

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Saxophonist Scott Jeppesen Takes Inspiration From Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World On Second Album, "Wonders" On Oct 23rd

Saxophonist Scott Jeppesen Takes Inspiration From Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World On Second Album, "Wonders" On Oct 23rd

Album Features top Los Angeles players Larry Koonse (guitar), Josh Nelson (piano/keyboard), Dave Robaire (bass), Dan Schnelle (drums) Straight-ahead jazz’s fixation on the past can often lead to stagnation. But on his dazzling new album, Wonders, jny: Los Angeles-based tenor saxophonist Scott Jeppesen attacks the problem in an unlikely way: he reaches way further back. So far back, in fact, ...

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Scott Jeppesen: El Guapo

Read "El Guapo" reviewed by Carlo Wolff

"Guapo" is Spanish for “sharp-dressed man" (or woman), and the title--and launch--track of Scott Jeppesen's exceptional solo debut sure conjures such an image. El Guapo is stylish, diverse and expert; released on Oct. 1, 2013, it is one of the best albums of that year.

Jeppesen is a protean saxophonist who also plays bass ...