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Osteology

Label: Criss Cross
Released: 2000
Track listing: Syeeda's Song Flute, Kenny K., Devil May Care, First Born, Fire, It Ain't Necessarily So, You Don't Know What Love Is, Osteology (60:51)

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Conrad Herwig: Osteology

Read "Osteology" reviewed by David Adler


A jazz guitarist with a penchant for provocation once called the guitar “the lamest jazz instrument... besides the trombone." The big horn, with its awkard slide and low, nasal sound, is certainly a jazz underdog. Its important role in big bands is indisputable, but it is generally not thought of as a frontman instrument. In other ...

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Conrad Herwig: Osteology

Read "Osteology" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


The trombone in jazz has often taken a backseat to the more extroverted and visceral sounds of the saxophone and trumpet, occupying the position of an ignored stepchild, so to speak. The few trombonists that have attained historical status are almost exclusively from the bop era of jazz, leaving out a healthy number of swing and ...


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