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Lenny Sendersky-Tony Romano Quartet: Intersection

Read "Intersection" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Intersection is the second album from saxophonist Lenny Sendersky and guitarist Tony Romano, following Desert Flower (LeTo Records, 2013)--an all original set with compositions contributed equally by both co-leaders. They are joined by veteran bassist Steve LaSpina (who has considerable history with guitarists, including Jim Hall, Pat Martino, and Vic Juris) and drummer Matt Kane. Romano ...

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Ark Ovrutski: Intersection

Read "Intersection" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Ukrainian bassist Ark Ovrutski arrived on American soil just over a decade ago, and he's been rather busy ever since. A nonstop go-getter from his earliest days, Ovrutski immediately made the most out of that move, steadily working his way into the ultra-competitive New York jazz scene and seeking out opportunities to further his playing and ...

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David Occhipinti: Intersection

Read "Intersection" reviewed by AAJ Staff

For David Occipinti's fourth record, the Toronto guitarist has expanded for the first time to a quartet. The conventional guitar unit with saxophone, bass, and drums serves his polite but outgoing sound, providing a platform where he can stretch the boundaries of traditional head-solos-head composition without straying overly far from formal structure. For the record, all ...

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Erik Jekabson: Intersection

Read "Intersection" reviewed by Phil DiPietro

Like many of his compadres on the Spanish FSNT imprint, trumpeter Erik Jekabson sports not only playing chops but also writing and arranging acumen. The Berkeley, California native has spent the last five years in New York, where he's worked with the Illinois Jacquet and Woody Herman Big Bands, and the Howard Fishman Quartet.

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