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Bryan and the Haggards: Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls

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Torna la country-free-jazz band più divertente e fracassona di Hollywood. Brian and the Haggards, vale a dire il sassofonista Bryan Murray alla testa del suo improbabile quintetto di cowboy metropolitani: Jon Irabagon alle ance, Moppa Elliott al contrabbasso (metà dei Mostly Other People Do the Killing), il batterista Danny Fischer e il chitarrista Jon Lundbom (quello dei Big ...

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Bryan and the Haggards: Still Alive And Kickin' Down The Walls

Read "Still Alive And Kickin' Down The Walls" reviewed by Dave Wayne

With the music of country music legends Merle Haggard and Bob Wills as a starting point, tenor saxophonist Bryan Murray and his band have been creating fresh, iconoclastic, and somewhat noisy modern jazz for a few years. The Haggards' second CD, Still Alive And Kickin' Down The Walls, picks up where their stunning debut, Pretend It's ...

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Bryan and the Haggards: Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls

Read "Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls is the second foray into an unlikely marriage of free jazz and the Bakersfield, California, country sound of the legendary Merle Haggard, a follow-up to the pairing's raucous honeymoon, Pretend It's the End of the World (Hot Cup Records, 2010). Saxophonist Bryan Murray leads this outfit, a rowdy, rough ...