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Bram Weijters/Chad McCullough: Pendulum

Read "Pendulum" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Chicago-based trumpeter Chad McCullough and Belgian pianist Bram Weijters present Pendulum, the pair's fifth recording together. Their discography includes three excellent quartet outings on Origin Records, including Urban Nightingale (2012), and a duo date, Feather (eyes&ears, 2017). Pendulum follows in Feathers' footsteps to the extent of instrumentation, with Weijters wielding an array of keyboards (Wurlitzer, Rhodes, ...

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Lars Seniuk / New German Art Orchestra: Pendulum

Read "Pendulum" reviewed by Jack Bowers

German-born composer / arranger / trumpeter Lars Seniuk, who formed his first big band at age sixteen and has played with and written for many others since then, was barely twenty-six when Pendulum was recorded in Hamburg with the splendid New German Art Orchestra, an up-to-date version of the late Bob Brookmeyer's New Art Orchestra, established ...

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Mike Taylor: Pendulum

Read "Pendulum" reviewed by Clifford Allen

The jazz world is certainly littered with its share of unheralded greats who died too young, but even in the world of Sonny Clarks and Wardell Grays, there are those whose recorded legacy is almost nil--ever heard of Jack Graham or Ric Colbeck? English pianist and composer Mike Taylor is among the latter category; his two ...

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Pendulum: Pendulum

Read "Pendulum" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Almost everyone knows what a pendulum does — it swings. But here we have a Pendulum that swings only sometimes, never intemperately and always on its own terms. Make no mistake; Pendulum (formerly known as the Berkshire Youth Jazz Orchestra) knows how to swing, but does so too infrequently for some tastes even though director Patrick ...