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Live at the Kitano

Label: Up Swing Records
Released: 2012
Track listing: B.B.M.; After You; Sharphead; Shaniece; Like I Said; Axiom; Maker's.

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Bill Cantrall & Axiom: Live at the Kitano

Read "Live at the Kitano" reviewed by Edward Blanco


The Kitano New York Hotel, in midtown Manhattan, offers one of the city's most intimate jazz lounge settings, and it is in this boutique hotel that trombonist Bill Cantrall follows up his critically acclaimed debut, Axiom (Up Swing, 2008), with an audacious second effort simply titled Live at the Kitano. Enlisting a core quintet group as ...

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Axiom

Label: Up Swing Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: Axiom; Minor Transgression; Shanice; Torrent; After You; Like I Said; Halfway House; Maker's (One); Maker's (Two); Tangerine.

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Bill Cantrall: Axiom

Read "Axiom" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins


In mathematics, an axiom is a proposition that is assumed to be true without proof--used for the sake of study. In music, it can be accepted as truth with proof that a band with four horns, piano, bass and drums will create an excellent sound. Trombonist and composer Bill Cantrall performed in ...

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Bill Cantrall: Axiom

Read "Axiom" reviewed by Edward Blanco


New York-based trombonist and composer Bill Cantrall, without an extensive recording resume, may not be well-known, but Axiom, his debut as leader, will change that in dramatic fashion. This is an impressive first effort for Cantrall, who successfully crafts a hard-swinging post bop repertoire of exciting originals and uncommon standards, given re-worked arrangements that make them ...


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