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J.D. Allen Trio: Shine!

Read "Shine!" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Disco insolito per un trio batteria-basso-sax tenore, normalmente terreno di conquista per esecuzioni dilatate, muscolari, virtuosistiche e assoli interminabili. Al contrario Shine! racchiude in quarantasei minuti ben dodici brani, alcuni dei quali non superano i tre minuti di durata. J.D. Allen è sassofonista dalle profonde radici bop, testimoniate da una manciata di ottimi album tra cui In Search Of ...

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J.D. Allen: Shine!

Read "Shine!" reviewed by Wilbur MacKenzie

Shine! is the second Sunnyside release by saxophonist JD Allen and his trio with bassist Gregg August and drummer Rudy Royston. A Detroit native, Allen has been based in New York for quite a few years now, working with bassist Ron Carter, saxophonist David Murray, trumpeter Lester Bowie and drummers Jack DeJohnette and Cindy Blackman.