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Bobby Hutcherson: Oblique

Read "Oblique" reviewed by Kevin Ray

This album, recorded in 1967, is so special that it's hard to imagine why it wasn't released until 1980--and even then, only in Japan. Energy, creativity and empathy permeate it, and the players fit together wonderfully. Bassist Albert Stinson is subtle and inventive, making it all the more of a loss that he died two years ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bobby Hutcherson: Oblique

Read "Oblique" reviewed by Chris May

A welcome and worthwhile addition to Blue Note's Rudy Van Gelder remaster series, Oblique is one of only two quartet albums Bobby Hutcherson recorded for the label, and it's the most enduring by a long mile. Two tracks in particular, “Oblique" and “Bi-Sectional," both by genius drummer/composer Joe Chambers, are bona fide, five star hall-of-fame greats.