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Joy & Gravitas

Label: CIMP Records
Released: 2005
Track listing: Night in Tunisia; Witch Hunt; Voyage; Love For Sale; My Funny Valentine; Plazma; Don't Explain (take 1); Naima; Don't Explain (take 2); Spanish Castle Magic; 'Round Midnight.

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Jimmy Halperin: Joy & Gravitas

Read "Joy & Gravitas" reviewed by Florence Wetzel


Jimmy Halperin should be better known. A highly original tenor and soprano saxophonist who studied and worked with Lennie Tristano, Sal Mosca, and Warne Marsh, he combines a unique conception with a gorgeous tone and great facility. On Joy & Gravitas he's supported by bassist Dominic Duval and drummer Jay Rosen, two musicians whose skills both ...

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Joy & Gravitas

Label: HighNote
Released: 2004

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Jimmy Halperin/Dominic Duval/Jay Rosen: Joy & Gravitas

Read "Joy & Gravitas" reviewed by Derek Taylor


In these crowded days of creative improvised music, a musician can sometimes wait years to make his or her recorded mark. Jimmy Halperin arguably fits under this late bloomer category. Strong dates with Warne Marsh and Sal Mosca were slow in parlaying his own sessions as leader. His trio debut for Cadence Jazz, Cycle-logical, came like ...


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