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Heath Brothers: Endurance

Read "Endurance" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Endurance: resistenza, durata. I fratelli Heath resistono: contro il tempo, contro la progressiva scomparsa dei corpi e, talvolta, delle idee. Resistono allo scomparire di un'epoca musicale e culturale, quella del bop, della quale sono fra gli ultimi sopravvissuti. La loro vitalitĂ , la loro tenacia nel vivere e far vivere la loro esperienza musicale ricorda un noto aforisma di Schopenhauer: ...

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Heath Brothers: Endurance

Read "Endurance" reviewed by Joel Roberts

Endurance is a fitting word to describe Jimmy and Albert “Tootie" Heath, the veteran mainstreamers whose new release is their first since the death of their brother Percy four years ago.

Jimmy Heath, who just celebrated his 83rd birthday, remains a titan on the tenor saxophone (and occasionally the soprano), playing with the relaxed ...

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Heath Brothers: Endurance

Read "Endurance" reviewed by Larry Taylor

The Heath family is illustrious in jazz. Percy and Jimmy got their starts in the late forties, a part of the emerging jazz scene in New York. The oldest, Percy on bass, became part of the Modern Jazz Quartet in 1952 and stayed with the legendary group for over forty years. Jimmy on reeds, meanwhile, has ...