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ARTICLE: RADIO

Running The Bas(s)es

Read "Running The Bas(s)es" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

In baseball parlance, “touch 'em all" refers to hitting a four-bagger, a home run. In this week's episode, we try to “touch" a whole bunch of wonderful contemporary bassists. The following would make up a pretty darn good all-star team of “bass" runners: John Hébert with Marty Ehrlich, Joshua Abrams, Drew Gress in Free Country, Sean ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Joel Harrison: Free Country

Read "Free Country" reviewed by Julian Derry

Joel Harrison's Free Country kicks off with a cover version of the late Johnny Cash's “I Walk The Line" in the country style of guest vocalist Norah Jones, but halfway through the first track comes a hint of better, freer things to come, and no doubt the motivation behind the album's title.

The album ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Joel Harrison: Free Country

Read "Free Country" reviewed by Jim Santella

Through his free interpretation of American folk songs and country classics, guitarist Joel Harrison explores the growth patterns that exist under today's expanding jazz umbrella.

As a contemporary blues band, Harrison's ensemble slides and moans characteristically to uphold the tradition of this deep-seated music.

As a backbeat-driven rock band, the guitarist's arrangements ...