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Cedar Walton: The Maestro

Read "The Maestro" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

There’s a lot of memorable music on this reissue of two sessions recorded a decade apart. The common element is the presence of longtime Walton associates, bassist David Williams and drummer Billy Higgins, who play on all 12 tracks. The music from December, 1980 (tracks 1-8) includes tenor saxophonist Bob Berg (the fourth member of the ...

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Cedar Walton: The Maestro

Read "The Maestro" reviewed by David Adler

Cedar Walton, a hard bop legend if there ever was one, released The Maestro for Muse in 1980. This new reissue from 32 Jazz features the original program in its entirety, along with four additional tracks recorded a decade later for another Muse release, As Long As There’s Music.

Abbey Lincoln appears as a ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Cedar Walton: The Maestro

Read "The Maestro" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

There’s a lot of memorable music on this reissue of two sessions recorded a decade apart. The common element is the presence of longtime Walton associates, bassist David Williams and drummer Billy Higgins, who play on all 12 tracks. The music from December, 1980 (tracks 1-8) includes tenor saxophonist Bob Berg (the fourth member of the ...