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Bobby Zankel Quintet: Prayer and Action

Shifting more towards the center of contemporary jazz, altoist Bobby Zankel’s latest recording offers further testament to his burgeoning penchant for blues-inflected, rhythmic propulsive and tuneful compositions. Unlike his previous album, Human Flowers, the music on this outing evokes more of the edgy post-bop flowerings of Bobby Hutcherson, Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock.

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