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The State of the Tenor 2009: AJ Kluth and Ricky Sweum

Read "The State of the Tenor 2009: AJ Kluth and Ricky Sweum" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Saxophonists AJ Kluth and Ricky Sweum look more like the backfield from Friday Night Lights than they do jazz musicians. But jazz musicians they are, playing what may be heard as the logical, evolutionary result of post-bop: a dry ice eutectoid of smooth, free, avant-garde, cool and modal jazz. Their music is characterized by open composition ...