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Pianist Dave Bass Busy In California - New CD No Boundaries Climbing The Charts

Pianist Dave Bass Busy In California - New CD No Boundaries Climbing The Charts

Composer * Pianist * Arranger Dave Bass
No Boundaries (Whaling City Sound 116)
Amazon 5-Star Review!
Climbing the Jazz Week Charts!
International Airplay! Release Features: Ted Nash, Karrin Allyson, Carlos Henriquez, Jerome Jennings & More! Amazon 5-Star Review! "The saying goes that everyone's got a story to tell. But chances are ...

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Eric Bolvin: No Boundaries

Read "No Boundaries" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

One might wonder what might have drawn the great Miles Davis to record melodically verbatim covers of Michael Jackson's “Human Nature" and Cyndi Lauper's “Time After Time," in a smooth jazz format. Commercial interest? A musical category boundary to break? Because he could?

With No Boundaries, trumpeter Eric Bolvin continues to validate his ...

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo: No Boundaries

Read "No Boundaries" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Sonically stunning, No Boundaries is a brave experiment in the dissolution of one culture in another that is only modestly successful. Ladysmith alone or the English Chamber Orchestra alone would work well, but more often than not, together they are unconvincing, a genre stretching effort (ill) conceived in the boardroom and not the studio. Where the ...

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo: No Boundaries

Read "No Boundaries" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Musicians are known to have a “voice"?--a distinctive sound or style of playing that sets them apart from others. Even if you haven't heard the song or been given any kind of heads up about a new recording, it doesn't take long for you to figure out who is performing. That is especially true of Ladysmith ...

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo: No Boundaries

Read "No Boundaries" reviewed by Jim Santella

Accompanied by the English Chamber Orchestra, Ladysmith Black Mambazo combines classical European pieces with the traditional music of their South African homeland on one program. The well-known vocal ensemble finds that both areas of music fit together well when they're doing the interpreting.

“Amazing Grace" is presented in English. The arrangement contains a lustrous ...

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Randy Dorman: No Boundaries

Read "No Boundaries" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Country journeyman Kenny Rogers' long-time guitarist Randy Dorman shows he has a smooth jazz jones.

Randy Dorman is a session player's session player. Over the past twenty years he has performed with the biggest names in Country Music, including Ray Charles (yes, Brother Ray), Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and Faith Hill, just ...