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Bruce Harris: Beginnings

Read "Beginnings" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Many a debut album receives a largely positive critique before being cut down to size with a qualifier. It's simply a jazz journalist's nature to paint newcomers as nascent talent in need of seasoning, players showing signs of potential, or artists taking a good first step with a first record. But sometimes a debut album is ...

Josh Arcoleo: Beginnings

Read "Beginnings" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Ascoltando Beginnings si fatica a credere che il protagonista dell'incisione sia un giovanotto poco più che ventenne. Josh Arcoleo, questo il nome del giovanissimo sassofonista inglese, sorprende infatti per il suo stile maturo che pesca a piene mani nella classicità dello strumento, come alla dinastia nobile del sax tenore (Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Sonny Rollins) rimanda la sua ...

Phil Nimmons and David Braid: Beginnings

Read "Beginnings" reviewed by Budd Kopman

David Braid has been making a lot of waves with releases like Set In Stone, which paid homage to the almost mythical Canadian jazz musician Fred Stone. For Beginnings, Braid teams up with Phil Nimmons, who actually played with Stone. Despite the fact that Nimmons is over fifty years older than Braid, he continues to look ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Nimmons'n'Braid: Beginnings

Read "Beginnings" reviewed by John Kelman

Phil Nimmons and David Braid are nearly 53 years apart in age, but by finding common ground on Beginnings, they prove that age doesn't necessarily determine one's personal voice or artistic viability. Braid, a thirty year-old pianist, has been generating considerable buzz in the Canadian jazz community for his stylistic maturity, which is all the more ...


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