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Chris Brubeck: Convergence

Three instantly appealing pieces for orchestra by Chris Brubeck receive their premiere recordings on Convergence, and they all dance and sing and drive forward, sparkling with bright yet subtle tone colors. Brubeck, son of Dave and a jazz trombonist himself, obviously knows how to swing; conductors Paul Freeman and Sara Jobin help to get the Czech National Symphony Orchestra and the Tassajara Symphony to do the same, resulting in performances that effortlessly blend classical and jazz in the service of high-quality entertainment.

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