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Greg Piccolo: Homage

The beauty of jazz, and for the most part classical music or opera, is that you don’t really have to know what the intent of the music is. It can be enjoyed on the basis of the sound, the energy level, the infectiousness of the swing.

If there is a program, and you’re privy to it, you merely add another level of enjoyment. In the case of Homage, it is essential that you read the liner notes. What tenor saxophonist Greg Piccolo has done is pay his respects to those masters of his instrument he most ardently admired.

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