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The Leaders: Spirits Alike

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Sono passati vent'anni dalla prima incisione di questo gruppo, che ai suoi esordi vantava la creatività debordante del compianto Lester Bowie. Del gruppo originario sono rimasti oggi solo il sassofonista Chico Freeman ed il contrabbassista Cecil MCBee: fantastici solisti, ma non in grado di surrogare l'estro del sopra citato trombettista. Intorno ai due è stata allestita una ...

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The Leaders: Spirits Alike

Read "Spirits Alike" reviewed by Troy Collins

Comprised of a half dozen of the most impressive bandleaders of the mid-eighties post-loft jazz scene, The Leaders made a number of fine recordings for Black Hawk, Black Saint and Sunnyside before quietly disbanding at the end of the eighties. Conceived as a more conventionally traditional project than their usual efforts, the original Leaders was an ...