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The Wee Trio: Capitol Diner Vol. 1

Read "Capitol Diner Vol. 1" reviewed by Troy Collins

Jazz has a long history of up and coming musicians attempting to incorporate the popular music of their time into the standard repertoire. Some acts have made such ideology their calling card. For example, both the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey and Sex Mob regularly include contemporary pop songs in their set lists. As such, the cover ...

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The Wee Trio: Capitol Diner Vol. 1

Read "Capitol Diner Vol. 1" reviewed by J Hunter

"Lightning in a bottle" is an excellent metaphor for The Wee Trio's Capitol Diner Vol. 1, given how the music crackles like high-tension wires in a rainstorm. But it's the level of electricity that is the surprise. On its face, TWT's instrumental makeup--vibes with a rhythm section--doesn't seem to lend itself to any kind of aggressive ...