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Jane Ira Bloom: The Red Quartets

Read "The Red Quartets" reviewed by David Adler

These quartet pieces may have been dubbed “red," but many colors are in fact represented: the moderate swing of “Always Hope," “Monk’s Rec Room," and “Einstein’s Red/Blue Universe"; the beautiful balladry of “Tell Me Your Diamonds"; the free play of “Emergency"; and the stylistic melange of “It’s a Corrugated World." Drummer Bobby Previte shines on the ...

Jane Ira Bloom: The Red Quartets

Read "The Red Quartets" reviewed by Mike Neely

What a pleasure it is to hear a jazz quartet play with such joy and precision. Jane Ira Bloom has recorded a CD entitled The Red Quartets that is guaranteed to sharpen your listening. There is a snap and verve to this group, an ease of exchange in their multi-layered interaction that is incessantly creative.

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Jane Ira Bloom: The Red Quartets

Read "The Red Quartets" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Undeniably one of jazz’ foremost soprano saxophonists, Jane Ira Bloom is known for her willingness to take chances, or at times taking the lesser known path while skirting the fringes of modern mainstream jazz. On The Red Quartets Ms. Bloom performs with all the graceful majesty which has become her trademark while working with an ensemble ...