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Jack Jezzro

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Life's Backward Glances

Label: ECM Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: CD1 (Ecstasy): Silver; Prelude in G; Ulla; Thoughts of a Gentleman/The Saga of Harrison Crabfeathers; Life's Backward Glance. CD2 (Motility): The Rain Forest; Oceans in the Sky; Catherine; Bittersweet Passages; Deep Tango; Motility/The Child is Gone; A Danse for One; Places I've Never Been. CD3 (Playground): Tomorrow's Son; Gentle Thoughts; Poem for No. 15; The Zoo; Deep Tango; Life's Backward Glance.

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Steve Kuhn: Life's Backward Glances

Read "Life's Backward Glances" reviewed by Stuart Broomer


Pianist Steve Kuhn recently explored the beginnings of his musical career on Mostly Coltrane (ECM, 2009). On this three-CD set, ECM commemorates Kuhn's mid-career work with reissues of three LPs recorded between 1974 and 1979. Life's Backward Glances is aptly titled and not just because two of the three albums conclude with Kuhn's song of the ...

Album

Jazz Elegance

Label: Hillsboro
Released: 2001
Track listing: Night and Day; No Greater Love; Christina; Dancing on the Ceiling; My Foolish Heart; Jake's Tune; Who Can I Turn To?; My Funny Valentine; Rose Waltz; Stella By Starlight; Prelude to a Kiss; Jeanette's Day; 'Round Midnight.

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Jack Jezzro: Jazz Elegance

Read "Jazz Elegance" reviewed by Jim Santella


Rich, round, restrained and refined, guitarist Jack Jezzro's latest album favors elegant taste; and yet, he keeps the session quite simple. Jazz standards are the solution for many situations. His cohesive trio makes them instantly recognizable, while applying a soft touch to all aspects. Wire brushes, lyrical, upright bass, and vocal-like, fingerstyle guitar melodies grace the ...

Album

Brazilian Nights

Label: Green Hill
Released: 1999
Track listing: Brazilian Nights; Fiesta Espa

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Jack Jezzro: Brazilian Nights

Read "Brazilian Nights" reviewed by Jim Santella


With a title that espouses truth in advertising, guitarist Jack Jezzro has put together a concept album of suave Brazilian music for small ensemble. With his acoustic nylon string model capturing the essence, Jezzro’s program sways with the tropical breeze and basks in the serene Latin moonlight. With complementary interludes from piano, flute and flugelhorn, the ...

Album

One Way

Label: Strand Records
Released: 1993


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