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Roberto Magris: Ready for Reed

Read "Ready for Reed" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Alto saxophonist Sam Reed is legend in the Philadelphia jazz scene who was leader of the 1950s band, Sam Reed and the All-Stars, worked uptown theatre for a while, performed with pop and R&B stars and served as the musical director for Teddy Pendergrass just to mention a few highlights from his long musical resume . ...

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Sam Reed Meets Roberto Magris: Ready for Reed

Read "Ready for Reed" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Sam Reed, sassofonista di Filadelfia, settantasei anni alla data di quest'incisione (effettuata il 1° novembre 2011), ha conosciuto il suo periodo di maggior fulgore a cavallo fra anni Cinquanta e Sessanta sciorinando un jazz ad alto propellente impastato di R&B e soul. Lo ritroviamo mezzo secolo dopo accanto al pianista triestino Roberto Magris (che potrebbe essere ...

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Roberto Magris: Ready for Reed

Read "Ready for Reed" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Italian-born Pianist Roberto Magris, never one to let labels stand in the way of tasteful and invigorating music, skates from funk to fusion, blues to bop and even ballads on this prismatic album with guest alto Sam Reed, a longtime trouper on the Philadelphia scene who cut his musical teeth with the likes of trumpeter Ted ...


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