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Larry Fuller, Kendrick Scott & More

Read "Larry Fuller, Kendrick Scott & More" reviewed by Joe Dimino

This week we open with veteran jazz bassist and long-time educator Dave Zinno with music off his newest CD Stories Told. Then we profile the Iowa-based group Heartland Trio and dig the sounds of the Detroit Tenors. From there, we get into some new jazz from Jeff Pifher, Warren Galea and Jan Geijtenbeek. We look into ...

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Mike Allen: Just Like Magic

Read "Just Like Magic" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Mike Allen is another in an apparently never-ending line of talented saxophonists who seem to emerge, from time to time, from the Canadian provinces to ensnare the hearts and earn the admiration not only of their fellow countrymen but jazz enthusiasts in other climes as well. On Just Like Magic, Allen leads a deft and experienced ...

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Mike Allen: Change Is

Read "Change Is" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Despite a handful of excellent recordings of trios led by giants like Sonny Rollins, Elvin Jones, and Joe Lovano, the saxophone, bass, and drums configuration has not been a particularly successful ensemble within the jazz mainstream. Simply stated, it’s a tough act to pull off for an extended period of time, especially for less experienced musicians. ...


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