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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

9 Horses: Perfectest Herald

Read "Perfectest Herald" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Perfectest Herald is another release that stretches the label “jazz" or even that of “creative improvised music" as it casts its spell and ultimately becomes completely enveloping.

9 Horses, the trio put together by composer and mandolin virtuoso Joseph Brent, consists of two other extraordinary players: violinist Sara Caswell and bassist Shawn Conley who ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Gary Smulyan with Dominic Chianese at Jazz At Kitano

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Gary Smulyan with Dominic Chianese
Jazz At Kitano
New York, NY
April 5, 2014

Shortly before this show began, on a beautiful Saturday evening that truly marked the start of spring, a small crew of musicians and concert-goers, including this writer, were seated around the bar at Jazz At Kitano. ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Gary Smulyan / Dominic Chianese: Bella Napoli

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Capri records seems to be committed to promoting meetings between actor-singers and jazz heavies. First came the pairing of Wilford Brimley and drummer Jeff Hamilton's trio in September of 2013. Now, right on the heels of that release comes a meeting between Dominic Chianese--best known as Uncle Junior on HBO's The Sopranos--and baritone saxophone ace Gary ...