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Deborah Weisz: Grace (for Will)

Read "Grace (for Will)" reviewed by Robert R. Calder

Deborah Weisz dedicates “Grace," which opens her album of the same name, to her brother Will, marking her struggle back into composition after his untimely death silenced her for a while. From dissociated flutterings of all the instruments, including harmonica, comes the big, blurry trombone sound of the leader with minimal accompaniment. Andrew Sterman's hard-toned neo-Coltrane ...

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Deborah Weisz Quintet: Grace (For Will)

Read "Grace (For Will)" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Deborah Weisz makes a strong statement and underlines her credentials as a composer and trombone player on Grace, her second album. She defines different styles with a compact sense of accomplishment, an attribute that also owes its devolution to her fine band.

The opening track was written for her brother Will. It is full ...

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Deborah Weisz Quintet: Grace (for Will)

Read "Grace (for Will)" reviewed by Elliott Simon

From its reverent yet fun-loving title cut, Grace (for Will) is a delight. Trombonist Deborah Weisz has assembled a wonderfully eclectic, intermeshing group of musicians to interpret newly composed music motivated by significant events and people in her life. Along with her communicative t-bone, two of New York City's most expressive and versatile musicians, guitarist Sheryl ...