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Jerry Steinhilber Trio: Chicago Trio, New York Tenor

Fans of Coltrane’s early to mid-’60s music will welcome this energetic collaboration between the legendary New York tenor and soprano saxophonist George Garzone and a strong Chicago trio led by drummer Jerry Steinhilber.

The original tunes and arrangements for this 1999 session provide the fuel for serious combustion. The rhythm section of Steinhilber, pianist Jim Trompeter and bassist Larry Kohut stokes the furnace throughout, especially on the cranked-up, supercharged “Head Now” and the modal “Blue Note Maki,” which generates enough heat to make it through a Windy City winter.

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