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Claire Daly: Swing Low

Daly revels in the baritone saxophone’s warm tones. She has quietly carved out her stylistic voice, undaunted by the instrument’s technical and physical demands.

The album also features bassist Dave Hofstra, drummer Peter Grant and pianist Eli Yamin. Tenor saxophonist George Garzone guests on two tracks, including his own recording of “The Chooch.” But of course, Daly’s the star of this recording. She unravels the material with a passionate, easy delivery, note fluttering with graceful repose.

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