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Ted Nash: Still Evolved

Read "Still Evolved" reviewed by Jim Santella

Ted Nash's work with Lionel Hampton, Quincy Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Don Ellis, the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, the Herbie Nichols Project and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra has earned the saxophonist a reputation for living in the mainstream. At 43, he’s in a position to continue shaping the landscape of straight-ahead jazz through his innovative ideas. ...

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Ted Nash: Still Evolved

Read "Still Evolved" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Still Evolved can be heard as an accidental suite, a collection of compositions that hang together independent of design. Ted Nash is most recently holding down a tenor chair in the Kennedy Center Jazz Orchestra. Here he turns his attention to small group performance and composition... with a hurricane-like creative force. Mr. Nash has composed eight ...

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Ted Nash: Still Evolved

Read "Still Evolved" reviewed by Elliott Simon

Before he was 20, saxophonist Ted Nash had recorded his first record and had played with musicians as diverse as Lionel Hampton, Quincy Jones and Don Cherry. Now, more than 20 years later, he is at home in both the up- and downtown worlds of NYC jazz as a part of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra ...

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Ted Nash: Still Evolved

Read "Still Evolved" reviewed by Jack Bowers

While there's nothing that's less than respectable on Still Evolved, tenor saxophonist Ted Nash's third album as leader and first on Palmetto Records, I kept waiting for the session to catch fire. Despite the presence of two of Nash's well-known colleagues from the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, trumpeters Wynton Marsalis and Marcus Printup, and a blue-chip ...

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Ted Nash: Still Evolved

Read "Still Evolved" reviewed by Riel Lazarus

Multi-reedist Ted Nash is a man of many masks. Some days he poses as a featured soloist in the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra (LCJO) and others he spends as a scribe-in-residence for the Jazz Composers Collective (JCC). At times he wields a robust, full-bodied tenor, while at others he brandishes a fluttering clarinet. Whatever the case, ...