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Don Braden: Workin'

Read "Workin'" reviewed by Alain Londes

Tenor saxophonist Don Braden comes out swinging on Workin' with a famous Earth Wind & Fire tune from the mid-'70s called “Can't Hide Love (from Gratitude, Sony, 1975).

The audience is very much with him in this quaint New Jersey jazz club, which has a creative separation between the dinning room and the bar ...

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Don Braden: Workin'

Read "Workin'" reviewed by Ken Franckling

Tenor saxophonist Don Braden works in a variety of contexts. None is more interesting than his Organic Trio with Cecil Brooks III on drums and Philadelphia native Kyle Koehler on organ, recorded live at Brooks' Jersey club Cecil's for Workin', his 13th disc as a leader. This is no soul-tinged “chicken shack session, though the playing ...

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Don Braden: Workin'

Read "Workin'" reviewed by Nic Jones

A number of potential factors can work against the success of any live jazz recording, despite the fact that the music should in theory always be at its best when captured in such a setting. Such factors, like the kind of form the individual musicians happen to be in on any given night, for example, are ...