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Jeremy Fox: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Top-shelf vocal talents, beautifully crafted arrangements of classic songs, and a mile-long list of musicians to make said arrangements come to life. What's not to like?

Jeremy Fox--a pianist/educator/arranger/vocal coach who's worked with everybody from trumpeter Terence Blanchard to vocalist Theo Bleckmann--put together a project that recalls the days of big-budget studio affairs ...

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Jessica Williams: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Successful musicians play “the truth." If you want to hear some truth there are certain artists you can seek out. Thelonious Monk couldn't play anything but the truth, right from the beginning. Pianist Jessica Williams came upon the truth--a purer form of it, at least--after experiencing “the fix of Illness" that she has discussed on her ...

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Jeremy Fox: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Dr. Jeremy Fox has certainly made his mark in the jazz world but, not as a singer or musician but rather, as an educator/clinician, vocal coach and arranger, and on his inaugural album With Love, Fox offers an inspirational vocal album of jazz standards deserving serious attention. Assembling a group of ten world-class vocalist with varied ...

Charles Tolliver Big Band: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Trombettista tra i più interessanti degli anni Sessanta, a fianco di Jackie McLean come di Andew Hill, animatore poi dell'etichetta Strata-East insieme al pianista Stanley Cowell, Charles Tolliver è recentemente tornato all'attenzione degli appassionati, principalmente per la sua intensa partecipazione a Time Lines, l'ultimo, straordinario, capolavoro del compianto Andrew Hill. La Blue Note offre ora a Tolliver la non ...

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Charles Tolliver Big Band: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by Troy Collins

With Love, Charles Tolliver's first official Blue Note session as a leader, brings the under-sung trumpeter's career full circle. His recording debut on Jackie McLean's '64 Blue Note classic It's Time, led to fruitful partnerships with many of the era's finest bandleaders, culminating in his formation of the Strata-East label with pianist Stanley Cowell in '71. ...

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Charles Tolliver: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by Joel Roberts

Charles Tolliver burst onto the scene in the '60s as a young trumpet player to be reckoned with, appearing on seminal Blue Note albums by the likes of Jackie McLean, Horace Silver and Andrew Hill. He later fronted the adventurous Music Inc. quartet and founded his own label, Strata East, with pianist Stanley Cowell, before more ...

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Charles Tolliver: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by Jim Santella

Featuring the soulful trumpet soloing of Charles Tolliver and fiery band arrangements that he's created through a lifetime of paying dues, both in New York and Los Angeles, With Love drives with a powerful spirit and deep feeling.

Tolliver's writing shows an influence from Gerald Wilson, with whom he worked in the late 1960s. ...

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Charles Tolliver: With Love

Read "With Love" reviewed by J Hunter

The Days of the Big Band are long gone, but large ensembles still roam the plains: JazzTimes recently detailed ongoing concert efforts by the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Jazz @ Lincoln Center, and any number of Mingus tribute bands; Maria Schneider uses ArtistShare to continue her expansion on Gil Evans; and earlier this year Dave Holland released ...