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Eddie Palmieri: Listen Here!

Read "Listen Here!" reviewed by Jim Santella

The big band sound of Eddie Palmieri's powerful ensemble leaves no doubt: Latin jazz has the capacity to excite, to thrill, and to interpret good music all night long.

Featured solo voices include trumpeter Bryan Lynch, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, trombonist Conrad Herwig, and pianist Palmieri. His musical guests give Listen Here! an added ...

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Eddie Palmieri: Listen Here!

Read "Listen Here!" reviewed by Robert R. Calder

Is Latin jazz some musicians' excuse for having fun? Eddie Palmieri's really a jazz-influenced Latin pianist, but he has lots of fun running and recording bands of top-line jazzmen. He's no conventionally accomplished contemporary jazz pianist, but all the better because he's unconventional, distinguished mostly by his very competent musical extrovert verve.

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Eddie Palmieri: Listen Here!

Read "Listen Here!" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

Piano maestro Eddie Palmieri is celebrating the golden anniversary of his career in music, and Listen Here! applies his singular style to straight-ahead jazz. The all-star lineup he has assembled weaves his wonderful arrangements of originals and standards seamlessly into the Latin idiom.

Regina Carter's violin dances along the salsa rhythm of “In Flight, ...

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Gene Harris Quartet: Listen Here!

Read "Listen Here!" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

This reissue of Listen Here ! is part of a larger release program promoted by Concord Jazz during the label's 30th Anniversary year, which also includes the re-release of 30 important recordings from the vault in the SACD/hybrid format. All of these releases are compatible with standard CD players as well as the multi-channel SACD player. ...