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Danny Walsh: D’s Mood

Danny Walsh plays alto and tenor sax and has been on the scene for over a decade. This is his first album as a leader for SteepleChase.

Walsh plays with an energetic, virile attack, and he negotiates this album with a contemporary edge on the hard bop lineage. He can be wistful on a sensitive reading of “Daydream” on alto, or an original piece penned for his mother, but mostly he burns with an assured, swaggering attack. He turns “Danny Boy” into a jaunty, swinging vehicle and also works out more traditional jazz standards.

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