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Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra: Kindred Spirits

Read "Kindred Spirits" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins


The liner notes tout this band as “a veritable who's who among the Los Angeles area's most accomplished studio and big-band artists." That's quite true, which is precisely why Kindred Spirits falls a bit flat. It shares much of its personnel with most every other white big band project in Southern California, which makes it essentially ...

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Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra: Kindred Spirits

Read "Kindred Spirits" reviewed by Jim Santella


With special guests Bill Watrous and Pete Christlieb on board, this big band session really smokes. Gary Urwin's third CD recording puts both guests in the spotlight alongside the band's capable roster of Los Angeles all-stars. The frequent musical conversations between Watrous and Christlieb (trading fours) gives Kindred Spirits a beautiful luster. Their sleek, ...


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