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Wycliffe Gordon and Jay Leonhart: This Rhythm On My Mind

Read "This Rhythm On My Mind" reviewed by Marcia Hillman

Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and bassist/vocalist Jay Leonhart went into the recording studio and pulled off a plum with This Rhythm On My Mind. Using original material written by both, as well as two jazz standards, the duo successfully blended their individual skills and similar senses of humor.

There are many magic moments. For ...

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Wycliffe Gordon and Jay Leonhart: This Rhythm On My Mind

Read "This Rhythm On My Mind" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

File under: Louis Armstrong meets Jack Teagarden redux! That description is accurate with respect to the vibe of the recording, but not the instrumentation: the two musicians featured here play the trombone and acoustic bass, respectively. Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, a much in-demand musician who has toiled in various Wynton Marsalis organizations over the past decade or ...

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Wycliffe Gordon and Jay Leonhart: This Rhythm On My Mind

Read "This Rhythm On My Mind" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

In times of social, political, and global challenges, music has always helped to ease the burdens of the people. Jazz artists such as trumpeter Louis Armstrong did more than just play instruments; they were also entertainers that spirited listeners into better times. This Rhythm On My Mind remembers those sentiments.

The recording features ...