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Ari Brown: Venus

Ari Brown is a rough-hewn saxophonist of striking power and brilliance. He plays with raw emotion and ferocity and possesses a distinctive voice culled from his Chicago roots. Brown’s range of experience draws from work with Elvin Jones, Lester Bowie, and Anthony Braxton.

On this disc, his second for Delmark, Brown crosses boundaries of lyrical improvisation, mainstream blowing, and the human abandon and spirit of the AACM school to set forth a recording of uncategorized musical clarity and rich fervor.

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