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Walt Weiskopf: Overdrive

Read "Overdrive" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Since making his first two records on the independent Iris label back in the early '90s, Walt Weiskopf has staked a claim as one of the most advanced and iconic tenor saxophonists in jazz. However, even as he went on to record one great record after another for Criss Cross beginning in 1993, Weiskopf remained under ...

Walt Weiskopf: Overdrive

Read "Overdrive" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Here's a proposition for anyone who is about to plunk down their hard earned dollars on Steely Dan's Jamalot Ever After Tour. For a mere fraction of the cost of a ticket you can invest in a copy of Overdrive, the recently released set of original music by Walt Weiskopf, the band's longtime tenor saxophonist. A ...

Walt Weiskopf: Overdrive

Read "Overdrive" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

After a string of well-received dates on the Criss Cross imprint, and a one-off for the Capri label, tenor saxophonist Walt Weiskopf arrives at Posi-Tone with this pleasing sextet date. The music on Overdrive is all original, save for the penultimately-placed cover of Michel Legrand's “What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?," and it ...