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Charnett Moffett Trio: Still Life

The former wunderkind of the basses gets maximum exposure on this date, with Rachel Z’s keyboards and Cindy Blackman’s drums providing support. Call it pure-ism if you wish, but somehow Moffett fares quite a bit better when challenged by his acoustic bass. On bass guitar his identity is not as clearly defined, despite the fact that he appears to have devoted equal time to developing both-and unfortunately most of the 14 originals on this date are addressed by the electric axe.

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