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Dan Clucas / Immediately: Exile

Read "Exile" reviewed by Rex  Butters

For Exile, longtime Los Angeles cornet count Dan Clucas convenes a quintet he calls Immediately. He uses this rare session as leader to showcase his appealing writing, blistering technique, and good ear for his bandmates. All five improvisers listen hard and create a distinctive sound, equally at ease playing the arrangement or walking in space.

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Dan Clucas / Immediately: Exile

Read "Exile" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Cornetist and composer Dan Clucas has been active on the Los Angeles scene for the last fifteen years, but is only now releasing his debut recording. Clucas has recorded with Jeff Kaiser's Ockodektet and Harris Eisenstadt's Ahimsa Orchestra and has performed with Vinny Golia, Nels Cline and Steuart Liebig and Henry Grimes; he also leads another ...

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Dan Clucas / Immediately: Exile

Read "Exile" reviewed by Mark Corroto

This disc had me from the first few notes, and that's a rare event, especially when it is by a new (unfamiliar) artist.

Cornetist Dan Clucas can be heard on a couple Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet (large ensemble) sessions, but otherwise you might not have heard his music. And besides drummer Rich West, who has ...

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Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble: Exile

Read "Exile" reviewed by AAJ Staff

There are so many contradictions about protest albums. Whatever the subject, they usually exude as much joy as anger; as much implication as direction; and as much journey as arrival. That's more an aesthetic issue than a moral or intellectual one, but it can't help but broaden the experience beyond direct communication. In jazz, discovery is ...