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Buster Williams Quartet: Joined at the Hip

Buster Williams’ latest combo session, Joined at the Hip (TCB) is further evidence of his firm anchoring skill and tasteful, hornlike solos. It also reveals his disdain for the limelight, generously granting more stretch-out room to his colleagues-in this case, alto saxophonist Steve Wilson, pianist Carlos McKinney and drummer Ali Muhammad Jackson Jr. Since it evolved into a tribute to Charlie Parker, Wilson gets the Bird’s share of solo space and proves to be an outstanding descendant of Parker.

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