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Legends and Mentors

Label: JKNM Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: Mac; Ballad For Aisha; Fly With The Wind; The Chief (Bro. Shepp); Steam; Ujamma; Gentle Giant (Bro. Lateef); Morning; Because They Love Me.

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Avery Sharpe: Legends and Mentors

Read "Legends and Mentors" reviewed by Troy Collins

Over the last three decades bassist Avery Sharpe has been a stalwart sideman to some of the biggest names in jazz. Legends and Mentors is an homage to three of his closest colleagues, pianist McCoy Tyner and saxophonists Archie Shepp and Yusef Lateef. As McCoy Tyner's principle bassist for the past 20 years, Sharpe ...


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