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Kenneth Salters

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Kenneth Salters started his musical studies at age eleven when he began playing trombone in the sixth grade, but quickly switched to percussion a year later. Kenneth continued to grow in the field of percussion playing in different ensembles in high school including marching band, symphonic band, jazz ensemble, and the community's youth orchestra. In 1999, Kenneth attended the University of South Carolina on a percussion performance track. He initially had a hard time focusing on a specific genre as he played in virtually every ensemble the university had to offer from drumset for the show choir, to lead pan in the steel orchestra, to playing in the pit for the university's operas

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Hindsight

Label: OA2 Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Tipping Point; Hindsight; Walking the Plank; Things Fall Apart; Requiem; In Short Supply; Going Viral; Paradise Lost; For Ellis

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Charlie Porter: Hindsight

Read "Hindsight" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian


Trumpeter Charlie Porter has proved himself to be an inventive composer whose works are simultaneously thought-provoking and mellifluous. His third and perhaps most immediately relevant release, Hindsight, draws inspiration from the events that came to public attention in 2020. Musically, the nine originals are fluid yet complex and are peppered with sounds from other genres such ...

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Charlie Porter: Hindsight

Read "Hindsight" reviewed by Paul Rauch


Portland based trumpeter/composer Charlie Porter is back, and following the trend industry wide over the past year, has released a finely crafted collection of pieces attached to a social narrative. Hindsight examines how we act in hindsight dealing with the long term societal struggles of racism, corruption and inequality. While two of the pieces feature the ...

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Immigration Nation

Label: OA2 Records
Released: 2019
Track listing: Immigration Nation; Contradictions Within; Divergent Paths; Flight; Second Chance; The Unexpected; The Privileged Few; A New Vernacular; Survival of the Fittest; A Deepening Sense; Belonging; Chant.

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Charlie Porter: Immigration Nation

Read "Immigration Nation" reviewed by Paul Rauch


Jazz has always carried with it a social narrative with historical ebbs and flows reliant on the polarizing issues of its time. With Immigrant Nation (OA2, 2019), Portland based trumpeter Charlie Porter embraces the forever narrative of American immigration, the historical force of humanity that has formed and enriched this country from its beginnings. The linear ...

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Brad Whiteley: Presence

Read "Presence" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


It's not stretching the imagination to wonder where and how New York City fits the myriad of excellent jazz players who call the city home. They come, gratefully, from everywhere, bringing with them fresh ideas, odd twists on the tried and true and a creative energy that lights this most fertile diaspora. Making comparisons ...

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Brad Whiteley: Presence

Read "Presence" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


Pianist Brad Whiteley has had a lot of varied experiences in his career. He has played with rock artists like Regina Spektor and David Byrne and improvisers like Dave Liebman and Cameron Mizell. He's also worked on film soundtracks and played in the pit band of a Broadway show. That eclecticism is reflected in Presence--his second ...

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Blood & Bone

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2018
Track listing: The Ship; Road Trip; The Shadow Of Your Ghost; Dandelions; Anymore; Lullaby Girl; Summer Solstice; Bo Ba Bo; Choices; Solitude In A Song; Runaway Child; The Truth; I'm A Traveler; Blood And Bone.

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Joanna Wallfisch: Blood & Bone

Read "Blood & Bone" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Put quite simply, Blood & Bone is both the sound of a broken heart laid bare and the sonic summation of a journey toward its reconstruction. It's an album informed by the gravitas of naked truth, finding vocalist Joanna Wallfisch creating and delivering a singular blend of poise, pain, and passion with startling clarity.


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