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Paul Bley: Nothing to Declare

Read "Nothing to Declare" reviewed by AAJ Staff

In the intervening half century since he first appeared on record, pianist Paul Bley has cut a huge number of records and left an unmistakable trail of music defining his own view of avant-garde jazz. (Is is still called avant-garde decades later?) He's worked with a virtual who's who of improvised music, but here for his ...

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Paul Bley: Nothing to Declare

Read "Nothing to Declare" reviewed by John Kelman

While pianist Paul Bley is renowned as a free player with an almost allergic aversion to music on the printed page, that doesn't mean that he doesn't have roots, or is afraid to show them. On Nothing to Declare , his fifth solo recording for the Canadian Justin Time label, his background in blues and standards ...