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Mosaic Select 7: Curtis Amy

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Curtis Amy
Mosaic Select 7
Mosaic Records

I can still remember doing an interview with Mosaic's Michael Cuscuna several years back when I felt compelled to probe him about the lack of reissues from African American artists who happened to record for the Pacific Jazz label. Many still associate Richard Bock's imprimatur ...

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Curtis Amy: Mosaic Select 7: Curtis Amy

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Although saxophonist Curtis Amy gained wide exposure taking solos on pop tunes like the Doors' “Touch Me" and Carole King's “It's Too Late," he was in fact a superior jazz musician, a soulful, warm hard bop Texas tenor, and a probing soprano soloist. He was also a provocative, wholly original composer. Between 1960 and 1963, Amy ...