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Content by tag "The Leif Arntzen Band"

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The Leif Arntzen Band: Channeling Chet

Read "Channeling Chet" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

In pursuing the musical spirit of Chet Baker, Canadian trumpeter/vocalist Leif Arntzen and his group take on a dozen compositions almost entirely associated with the late icon. Does the success of this album depend upon just how close Arntzen gets in emulating Baker? To my mind, that is not the issue.

Arntzen is a ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Leif Arntzen Band: Channeling Chet

Read "Channeling Chet" reviewed by Jim Santella

From Vancouver, Leif Arntzen is one of those guys who hasn't yet become a household name. He worked with Gil Evans. These days, he's gigging around New York City. Singing and playing trumpet, Arntzen pays homage to the memory of Chet Baker on Channeling Chet. It's a perfect copy. In the same manner that Baker would ...