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Steve Kuhn: Trance

Read "Trance" reviewed by John Kelman

By the time pianist Steve Kuhn began his eight-year relationship with ECM in '74, his reputation was already well on its way. Since emerging in the early '60s, the classically-trained but improvisation-minded Kuhn had worked with artists like Stan Getz, Joe Henderson, and John Coltrane. He released two recordings under his own name in '66: the ...

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The Jamie Begian Big Band: Trance

Read "Trance" reviewed by Jack Bowers

I was introduced to Jamie Begian -- and to Begian’s New York-based big band -- last month during the 30th annual conference of the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) in Toronto. Jamie also handed me a copy of his first album, Trance, which I must say is more impressive than I found the band to ...