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Peter Asplund: Asplund Meets Bernstein

Read "Asplund Meets Bernstein" reviewed by Chris Mosey

This reverent but highly accessible and creative tribute to Leonard Bernstein, by Swedish trumpeter Peter Asplund, will undoubtedly be a leading contender for his homeland's next Golden Record (Gyllene Skivan) award. It's the most important jazz album to emerge from the Nordic Area in a good long while.

Asplund's collaboration with Mats Hålling--a ...