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The Overcomer's Suite

Label: Nu Jazz Entertainment
Released: 2009
Track listing: Anthem of Hope; Nelba's Victory; Song for Isaiah; Gethsemane; David Undaunted; I'll Keep Loving You.

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Jimmy Greene: The Overcomer's Suite

Read "The Overcomer's Suite" reviewed by John Barron


Since turning heads at the 1996 Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition, saxophonist/composer Jimmy Greene has been making a name for himself as a prominent voice in the jazz world. Recorded live at the Firehouse 12, in Greene's hometown of Hartford, Connecticut, the music consists of the four-part title track ("Nelba's Victory," “Song for Isaiah," “Gethsemane" and “David ...

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Jimmy Greene: The Overcomer's Suite

Read "The Overcomer's Suite" reviewed by David Adler


If you compose a suite kindled by a big idea, it's best to front a band with a big sound. That's what tenor/soprano saxophonist Jimmy Greene does on The Overcomer's Suite, his sixth title as a leader and his first for the digital-only Nu Jazz label. Recorded live at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, the session ...


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