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January/February 2000

David Friedman/Jasper Van't Hof
Birds of a Feather
Traumton

The Friedman-Van't Hof duo (vibes or marimba and piano, respectively) stretches the definition of jazz on Birds of a Feather. This lyrical European music owes as much to classical music as to jazz. The playing is superb but, in my book, a bit boring. There is an obvious similarity to the Gary Burton-Chick Corea duets but without as much swing.

Originally published in January/February 2000
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