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Jason Anick: Tipping Point

Read "Jason Anick: Tipping Point" reviewed by Ian Patterson

One of the Berklee College of Music's youngest instructors, violinist/mandolinist Jason Anick had already made a name for himself in 2008, when at twenty two years of age he was invited to tour with Grammy-winning guitarist John Jorgenson. Anick's tremendous virtuosity was to the fore on the acoustic Rhythm Future Quartet's Sleepless (Self Produced, 2011), a ...

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Al Thompson,Jr.: City Mainstream

Read "City Mainstream" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Known for favoring bebop as well as jazz standards from the Great American Song Book, Bridgeport, Connecticut-based jazz pianist/composer Al Thompson Jr. delivers his first album as leader presenting a set of nine original straight ahead compositions recorded with a combination of groups from a quintet to a light ensemble--all nicely packaged on City Mainstream. Don't ...