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Keepin' It Open

Label: Motéma Music
Released: 2008
Track listing: Can

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Roni Ben-Hur: Keepin' It Open

Read "Keepin' It Open" reviewed by Budd Kopman


Roni Ben-Hur, originally from Israel, has been a mainstay of the New York straight-ahead scene for twenty years now. Having a style that is clearly out of the Wes Montgomery/Grant Green mold, Ben-Hur makes no apologies for his predilection for the sound and style of the Blue Note label from the fifties and sixties. Like saxophonist ...

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Keepin' It Open

Label: Motéma Music
Released: 2007
Track listing: Can

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Article: Album Review

Roni Ben-Hur: Keepin' It Open

Read "Keepin' It Open" reviewed by Andrew Rowan


Guitarist Roni Ben-Hur has assembled an impressive cast for Keepin' It Open: trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, pianist Ronnie Mathews, bassist Santi Debriano, drummer Lewis Nash and percussionist Steve Kroon--a who's who of contemporary mainstream jazz exploring a beautifully varied selection of tunes. The proceedings open with Ben-Hur in the time-honored guitar trio setting, offering ...

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Roni Ben-Hur: Keepin' It Open

Read "Keepin' It Open" reviewed by J Hunter


Thanks to the worthy efforts of ambassadors ranging from Louis Armstrong to Norman Grantz, jazz fans have been gifted with a raft of international players whose work teems with the influence of some of the genre's biggest legends. One example: Roni Ben-Hur, the Israeli guitarist who has been serving up an Old School sound reminiscent of ...


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