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Nate Radley: Morphoses

Read "Morphoses" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Jazz keeps taking twists and turns, and the joy of hearing something completely new can instead turn into surprise.

For Morphoses, guitarist Nate Radley has brought together his band mates from Bad Touch-- saxophonist Loren Stillman and drummer Ted Poor, along with bassist Matt Pavolka to produce an album of Americana filtered through a ...

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Nate Radley: Morphoses

Read "Morphoses" reviewed by Ian Patterson

It took Nate Radley a while to graduate from sideman/band member to leader, but The Big Eyes (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2012) was an impressive debut that called for a quick follow-up. Happily, Radley seems to be on a roll. Carillon (Steeplechase, 2013) pitted Radley alongside Ted Poor, Chris Cheek and Matt Clohesy on an eclectic ...

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Nate Radley: Morphoses

Read "Morphoses" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

There are guitarists out there who seek to burn an impression of their work into ears and minds, and there are others who manage to make an impression simply by being themselves. Nate Radley falls into the second category. His music isn't forceful, but it still manages to make an impact.

On Morphoses, ...