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Caleb Wheeler Curtis: Brothers

Read "Brothers" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Brotherhood comes in multiple forms--genetic, fraternal, and professional, to mention the most applicable--but all are bound by a sense of fellow feeling and shared experience(s). That truth rests at the heart of this, saxophonist Caleb Wheeler Curtis' debut album.

The obvious nods to brotherhood here come in the form of this album's title, ...

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Ken & Harry Watters: Brothers

Read "Brothers" reviewed by Jim Santella

The Summit Records jazz catalog isn’t large, but it offers nothing but the very best. Their emphasis is on brass instruments, and a list of their recordings may be found at http://www.summitrecords.com/records/jazz.rel.html .

The quintet on Brothers performs mainstream jazz with a modern twist. They also reach back to more traditional standards such as Harry Watters’ ...

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Ken and Harry Watters: Brothers

Read "Brothers" reviewed by Jack Bowers

While the talented Watters brothers are the motivating force behind this generally admirable new release from Arizona–based Summit Records, it is the enterprising rhythm section that almost steals the show, with pianist Werner a particular standout on track after track. Not that the brothers don’t declaim with authority; they do — especially on their respective features ...

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Ken & Harry Watters: Brothers

Read "Brothers" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

“Brothers”: Ken and Harry Watters is a fine new release by these Huntsville, Alabama natives. Ken, a post-bop Trumpet maestro has appeared on 25 CDs and has performed with the likes of: Sinatra, Herbie Mann, Terry Gibbs, Mike Stern and even the pop group “The Fifth Dimension”. Harry Watters served as graduate assistant under Ellis Marsalis ...

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Ken & Harry Watters: Brothers

Read "Brothers" reviewed by Joel Roberts

The jazz world has had no shortage of brother acts -- Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Nat and Cannonball, three Heaths, three Montgomerys, and three Joneses, the young Harper brothers, those Marsalis guys... just to mention a few. And now we have the Watters boys of Huntsville, Alabama, trumpeter Ken and trombonist Harry, with their new release, ...