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Denny Zeitlin: Slickrock

Read "Slickrock" reviewed by Jim Santella

With his straight-ahead acoustic piano trio, Denny Zeitlin improvises over familiar standards and fresh originals. As a practicing psychiatrist in the San Francisco Bay Area, he also teaches at the University of California and lectures on the psychology of improvising. A good teacher should always demonstrate when necessary, and who better for the task than one ...

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Denny Zeitlin: Slickrock

Read "Slickrock" reviewed by Louis Heckheimer

Denny Zeitlin, one of the most senior but least known of the great jazz piano innovators to arise from the ‘60s, makes his MaxJazz debut with Slickrock. With bassist Buster Williams and drummer Matt Wilson (his working trio), he explores a collection of three originals, six arrangements of jazz standards and a suite reminiscing about his ...

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Denny Zeitlin: Slickrock

Read "Slickrock" reviewed by John Kelman

There are those who contend that the only way to have a serious career in music is to make it a full-time profession: a calling if you like. Pianist Denny Zeitlin who, for most of his adult life, has split his professional time between music and a psychiatric practice, is as good an argument as any ...