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Jon Irabagon Trio: It Takes All Kinds

Read "It Takes All Kinds" reviewed by Enrico Bettinello

Scegliere come altri vertici di un triangolo due musicisti pieni di storia e esperienza come Mark Helias (contrabbasso) e Barry Altschul (batteria) è una scelta che racconta già da sola molte cose. È la scelta di Jon Irabagon, sassofonista che abbiamo potuto ammirare anche in Italia negli ultimi anni, con i Mostly Other People Do The ...

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Jon Irabagon: It Takes All Kinds

Read "It Takes All Kinds" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

It Takes All Kinds is the third recorded collaboration between prolific tenor saxophonist Jon Irabagon and a great drummer, Barry Altschul. The first, Irabagon's Foxy (Hot cup, 2010) featured double bassist Peter Brendler. The second, Altschul's The 3dom Factor (TUM, 2013) featured double bass player Joe Fonda. The most recent one features Altschul's longtime rhythm teammate, ...

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Jon Irabagon Trio: It Takes All Kinds

Read "It Takes All Kinds" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This trio radiated Olympian style heroics akin to an endurance race on Foxy (Hot Cup, 2010). It was an arousing exercise in energy and power. And while drummer Barry Altschul, and bassist Mark Helias are time-honored jazz warriors-- respectively appearing on many landmark albums--saxophonist Jon Irabagon is now firmly seated with the upper-echelon of modern saxophone ...