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Rich Halley 4: Crossing the Passes

Read "Crossing the Passes" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

A trent'anni esatti dal primo album a suo nome, l'oggi sessantacinquenne tenorsassofonista (e ottimo compositore: ce lo dimostra questo lavoro) di Portland che risponde al nome di Rich Halley, segnato in gioventù dall'esperienza dell'AACM e poi attivo fra gli altri accanto a Vinny Golia, mette in luce alla testa di questo rodatissimo quartetto doti che farebbe ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rich Halley 4: Crossing the Passes

Read "Crossing the Passes" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Saxophonist Rich Halley has always had a thick, brassy tone and a bold and daring improvisational approach. Over the years a certain contemplative wisdom has permeated his music enhancing its intellectual edge without tempering its fiery zeal. The result, as demonstrated on Crossing The Passes is a sublime balance of the cerebral and visceral.

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Rich Halley 4: Crossing the Passes

Read "Crossing the Passes" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Tenor saxophonist Rich Halley kicked his recording career into high gear in 2001 with the flammable Coyotes in the City (Louie Records, 2001), a chunk of free jazz ferocious enough to scare off the feeble and the weak of heart. In a succession of CDs since then--a total of four at Louie Records before switching to ...