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Lafayette Harris, Jr.: Bend To The Light

Read "Bend To The Light" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

While art often takes cues from life, and life certainly offers up its fair share of trials, tribulations, and dark spells, pianist Lafayette Harris, Jr. prefers to emphasize the positive while pouring existential thought into his music.

On Bend To The Light--the seventh offering from Harris over the past twenty-plus years--hope, happiness, and ...

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Lafayette Harris,Jr.: In The Middle of the Night

Read "In The Middle of the Night" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

In The Middle Of The Night is pianist Lafayette Harris' first funk and contemporary jazz album (e.g. smooth or urban jazz). That is exactly why I approached this disc with such trepidation, having positive memories of his first albums on Muse in the early 1990s. His debut, Lafayette is Here (Muse, 1993) was a fine date ...

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Ron Jackson & Nicki Parrott: Concrete Jungle

Read "Concrete Jungle" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Taking on a play list of mostly their individual originals, guitarist Ron Jackson and bassist Nicki Parrott joined other seasoned jazz professionals to put together an album designed for long lasting listening. A bass and guitar duo might be dubbed the “Odd Couple". But the combination works because these two obviously want it to. Jackson's guitar ...