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Orbital Quintet: Vol. 1

Read "Vol. 1" reviewed by Troy Dostert

On its debut album, the Northern California-based Orbital Quintet offers eight intriguing tracks that avoid the clichés of standard blowing sessions, embracing instead the more subtle pleasures of mood and texture. With four compositions by guitarist David Wright, one each by bassist Benjamin Lee and trumpeter John Harrington, and a couple of freely improvised pieces, there's ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Supa Lowry Bros.: Vol. 1

Read "Vol. 1" reviewed by Mark Sabbatini

This is the album I searched all of New York City for.



OK, now that this jazz/hip/soul group has a review blurb to take out of context, a bit of elaboration: perusing endless bins at megastores like Virgin and Tower Records is great, but what I really hoped to find during a recent trip ...