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Lauren Sevian: Bliss

Read "Bliss" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Since joining the Mingus Big Band in 2003, baritone saxophonist Lauren Sevian has been opening eyes in the saxophone world, especially in the exclusive club that includes those dedicated primarily to the bari. Her style more resembles that of modern tenor players such as Donny McCaslin and Mark Turner, while retaining the pure sound and articulation ...

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Cindy Bradley: Bliss

Read "Bliss" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

Everything you need to know about Cindy Bradley's new album Bliss is right there on the CD jacket photo. Her blonde hair is coiffed, she strikes a stern, yet accommodating stance with no smile, but a hint of cleavage, her right thumb hooked around a belt loop and her left grasping her trumpet.

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Noah Baerman Trio: Bliss

Read "Bliss" reviewed by Karen Hogg

Bliss, the new CD from pianist Noah Baerman's trio, is a collection of nine original compositions by the leader, a respected player and jazz educator. It is extremely rare for a recording to translate effectively the energy an ensemble has during a live performance. Bliss successfully manages to be an exception to this phenomenon.