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David White Jazz Orchestra: Flashpoint

Read "Flashpoint" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Trombonist, composer and bandleader David White has been building a reputation in New York's vibrant jazz scene since arriving in 1999. The David White Quintet has become a fixture at various venues throughout the New York City area, and in 2007, he formed the seventeen-piece David White Jazz Orchestra, securing a standing engagement at Greenwich Village's ...

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David White Jazz Orchestra: Flashpoint

Read "Flashpoint" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

With a faculty that includes John Abercrombie, Eric Alexander, Scott Colley, Jon Faddis, Jon Gordon and Kenny Washington, the Purchase College Jazz Studies Program is a leading talent pool for artists. No one alumnus epitomizes that capacity better than trombonist, composer and arranger David White on his debut, Flashpoint. Though he's still relatively unknown outside the ...

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Steve Smith/Dave Liebman/Aydin Esen/Anthony Jackson: Flashpoint

Read "Flashpoint" reviewed by John Kelman

You have to admire saxophonist Dave Liebman. With over fifty albums as a leader, he has built an impressive and varied body of work that has touched upon a wealth of styles. This year alone he's released an album with pianist Phil Markowitz, straddling the line between complex composition and more liberated free play (Manhattan Dialogues); ...