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Los Angeles based jazz drummer/composer, Peter Buck, announces the release of his third album as a leader. “Smells Like Music” combines soulful jazz melodies and folk infused grooves with risk-taking improvisations featuring the incredible musicianship of Jamieson Trotter-piano, Jamelle Adisa-trumpet, Lyman Medeiros-bass, and Buck-drums. This has been a working band for five years, so all the music was composed specifically for these musicians. Every composition represents a personal connection to Buck’s family and life experiences. 1. Leave it Behind-My brother, suffering from muscular dystrophy, looking forward to heaven when he would get a new body. 2. Smells Like Music-Love of a family joke between my wife and son. 3. Wisco?-So many trips back to my birthplace to take care of my mother with a deluge of mixed feelings about Wisconsin. 4. Peter Buck!-Written by our pianist as a theme song for the band

Smells Like Music

Label: Buck's Vibe Music
Released: 2018
Track listing: 1. Leave it Behind 2. Smells Like Music 3. Wisco? 4. Peter Buck! 5. The Money Stick 6. Life Orbiting Her 7. Reactions Speak Louder… 8. Postlude

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Read "Little Earth" reviewed by Chris May

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Buck's Vibe

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Released: 2008


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