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Claudia Quintet: I, Claudia

On the Claudia Quintet’s second latest, I, Claudia (Cuneiform) drummer and bandleader John Hollenbeck incorporates James Brown-influenced “Funky Drummer” backbeats and invigorating second-line grooves into the fabric of his not-easily-categorizable compositions. Is it ambient? Is it avant-garde? Is it minimalist? Is it Downtown? What the hell is it?

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