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Jessica Jones - Mark Taylor: Live at the Freight

Read "Live at the Freight" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Una formazione con il corno francese ci fa inevitabilmente tornare in mente John Graas, specialista di questo strumento rarissimo nel jazz e musicista che ha lasciato pochissimi eredi dopo la morte, avvenuta per infarto nel 1962, quando aveva solo trentotto anni. Tra i suoi continuatori c'è sicuramente Mark Taylor che in questo live dimostra una spiccata personalità, sia come strumentista ...

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Jessica Jones & Mark Taylor: Live at the Freight

Read "Live at the Freight" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Live at the Freight chronicles a June 2011 date at the venerable Freight & Salvage coffeehouse in Berkeley, California, co-led by tenor saxophonist Jessica Jones and French horn and mellophone player Mark Taylor. The compositions, all originals and mostly quite good, are split between the two leaders.

The first slightly unusual twist to the quartet ...