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Thomas Chapin Trio: Ride

Read "Ride" reviewed by Jeff Stockton

When leukemia claimed Thomas Chapin at the age of forty in 1998, his mixture of the avant garde and the accessible placed him and his rhythm section at the verge of jazz stardom. Already a downtown NYC legend, Chapin was among the first artists to perform at the Knitting Factory and the first to be signed ...

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Thomas Chapin Trio: Ride

Read "Ride" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Tomas Chapin, talentuoso multistrumentista deceduto nel 1998 a soli quarant’anni per un male incurabile, non solo ha attraversato la scena downtown newyorchese con la passione e la vitalità della propria visione musicale, ma i suoi dischi e i suoi concerti hanno marchiato indelebilmente un decennio ricco di fermenti e di svolte importanti negli sviluppi della musica improvvisata. Grande estimatore della ...

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Thomas Chapin Trio: Ride

Read "Ride" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Thomas Chapin cast a giant shadow on this concert recorded at the North Sea Jazz Festival in 1995. Chapin brought bassist Mario Pavone and drummer Michael Sarin along--a stellar cast which delivered a stellar performance. Chapin, who passed away in 1998, had the imagination that took his compositions into different realms. He never let freedom get ...

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Thomas Chapin Trio: Ride

Read "Ride" reviewed by Chris May

Whooooah! To keep up with saxophonist/flautist Thomas Chapin on this one, you're going to need some of those monkey adrenal glands Hunter S. Thompson wrote about, or at the very least a seat belt and a note from your mom. Ride--and if ever an album deserved an exclamation mark at the end of its title, this ...

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Thomas Chapin: Ride

Read "Ride" reviewed by Troy Collins

Recorded live at the Netherlands' North Sea Jazz Festival in 1995, Ride captures Thomas Chapin's legendary trio at the height of its powers. Sharing the bill with such notable masters as Jackie Mclean, Roy Haynes, David Murray, Fred Hopkins and Andrew Cyrille inspired the trio to play with extra enthusiasm. This seven-track program, consisting of the ...

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Jeff Greinke: Ride

Read "Ride" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

With Ride Seattle based keyboardist Jeff Greinke combines ambient electronic dreamscapes with rock rhythms and melodic hooks on pieces such as the title track - “Ride”, “Just Like That” and other originals. And along with super bassist Fred Chalenor and drummer Greg Gilmore, Greinke pursues solid rhythmic frameworks in support of his multifarious approach to loops, ...