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Carl Bartlett, Jr.: Hopeful

Read "Hopeful" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Alto saxophonist Carl Bartlett, Jr. was pushing his late twenties when he figured it was high time that he put out a CD. Hopeful resulted, and the Queens, New York native proved he was more than ready for the task. Opening boldly, with a five minute sax solo--the disc's title tune--the young artist announces his arrival. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carl Bartlett, Jr.: Hopeful

Read "Hopeful" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Hope springs eternal from the horn of Carl Bartlett, Jr. The young alto saxophonist's debut album puts his positive spirit out front on a set of music that explores the quiet, the lively and everything in between. Bartlett, a Queens, New York native still living in the jazz capital of the universe, didn't instantly take to ...