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Birmingham Jazz Orchestra: Burns

Read "Burns" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The Birmingham Jazz Orchestra--that's Birmingham, England--formed in the fall of 2014, just a few months before recording Burns, its debut album of tunes written by director/conductor Sean Gibbs. The maturity of the writing and playing, the strength of the sections and the verve of the solos belies the inexperience of the ensemble--this is a strong first ...