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Jon Irabagon: Inaction is An Action

Read "Inaction is An Action" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Inaction Is An Action, simultaneously released with its almost polar opposite Behind The Sky, is a force of nature embodied in the sopranino saxophone as “played" solo by Jon Irabagon. From the point of view of how each piece “sounds," and each track truly is a composition, its range is astounding. It should not be surprising ...

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Jon Irabagon: Inaction is An Action

Read "Inaction is An Action" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

The release of saxophonist and composer Jon Irabagon's album Inaction is An Action poses an interesting question. When should an artist release a record?

It is not a matter of talent. Long ago, Irabagon has proven himself. He has won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition and gained success in every measureable ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jon Irabagon: Inaction is An Action

Read "Inaction is An Action" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Saxophonist Jon Irabagon, a central figure in Mostly Other People Do the Killing, guitarist Mary Halvorson's Quintet and leader of his own trio with drummer Barry Altschul and bassist Mark Helias is one of the most prolific composers and performers in music. Still in his thirties, Irabagon has amassed about eighty recordings as a leader, co-leader ...