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Tom Harrell: Prana Dance

Read "Prana Dance" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Lirismo e potenza dinamica del beat: sono due antitetiche visioni del fare musica, incredibilmente giustapposti in questo meraviglioso disco. Pubblicato a pochi mesi di distanza da Light On, Prana Dance ne dilata lo straniamento sonoro tra il mood malinconico del leader e funkeggianti arzigogoli ricchi di groove. Quelle di Harrell sono composizioni cantabili di poche ma geniali pennellate, tratteggiate ...

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Tom Harrell: Prana Dance

Read "Prana Dance" reviewed by David Adler

Following up his 2007 effort Light On (HighNote), trumpeter Tom Harrell continues to document his original compositional voice and uncommonly tight working band with Prana Dance. Again there's the youthful, hungry lineup of tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, pianist Danny Grissett and drummer Johnathan Blake, with long-serving Harrell stalwart Ugonna Okegwo digging in on bass. The material ...

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Tom Harrell: Prana Dance

Read "Prana Dance" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Trumpeter Tom Harrell, always wandering, forever searching for some fresh musical pathway, embarks on another special voyage with Prana Dance, a series of expressive tone poems whose outward simplicity belies their inner depth and power.

As he has in the past, Harrell layers his eight plain-spoken compositions with spiritual undertones, none of which detracts from his ...

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Tom Harrell: Prana Dance

Read "Prana Dance" reviewed by John Kelman

Despite fighting health issues that would keep most people down and out, Tom Harrell has managed to create a remarkably consistent discography as a leader, in addition to a sizable collection of sessions since first emerging in the early '70s. Still, the trumpeter seems especially invigorated since signing with HighNote for Light On (2007). A true ...