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Don Braden: The New Hang

Read "The New Hang" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

On the verge of what might be a definite breakthrough, tenor saxophonist Don Braden has been at the top of the list among better informed jazz followers, but he has just skirted below the radar of the average consumer. A superb trio of Criss Cross sides in the mid '90s led to a contract with RCA ...

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Don Braden: The New Hang

Read "The New Hang" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

The ever youthful Don Braden has released his 12th recording as a leader, The New Hang , a splendid collection which showcases not only his prowess as one of jazz' tenor ambassadors but the prowess of a stellar supporting cast. Things start off with a surprisingly jaunty and upbeat version of Chaka Khan's “Through the Fire." ...