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Spy Boy

Label: Babel Label
Released: 2013
Track listing: Onnellinen; Shallow Water; I Thank You Jesus; Nighty Night; Francis P; Indian Red; Rain Rain Rain; Meniscus; Wizards; Israfil; Indians; Don't Stand Up; Zubr Dubr.

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Brass Mask: Spy Boy

Read "Spy Boy" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

The UK based octet Brass Mask was conceived in 2012 by reedsman Tom Challenger. Challenger, who very recently released the unique Wedding Music duo recording with Kit Downes (Loop Records, 2013), has plied his trade with the likes of Django Bates and many of the young improvisers that make up the progressive Loop Collective. On Spy ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Brass Mask: Spy Boy

Read "Spy Boy" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

It is somewhat rare to encounter a brass band in modern jazz these days, but saxophonist and composer Tom Challenger's octet, Brass Mask, is an intriguing example of a brass driven band. The eclectic nature of the band is underlined by the cover of the album: Spy Boy, which suggests the contours of a man holding ...

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Spy Boy

Featuring the music of Christian Scott
Duration: 10:12

Recorded at Berklee - Nov. 2011 Christian Scott: trumpet; Matthew Stevens: guitar; Lawrence Fields: piano; Kris Funn: bass; Jamire Williams: drums

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