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Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bird Calls

Read "Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bird Calls" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

In this innovative album, Rudresh Mahanthappa is to “Yardbird" Charlie Parker what Albert Einstein was to Isaac Newton. He revises Parker's legacy to his own advanced understanding, yet preserves the essential truth of Parker's contribution to jazz. One genius says “hello" to another and then goes his own way. The result is an exciting “leaning in" ...