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John Abercrombie Quartet: Class Trip

Class Trip (ECM) marks John Abercrombie’s second studio go-round with this expressive, expansive band, a quartet featuring violinist Mark Feldman as front line partner to the guitarist. The rhythm section of drummer Joey Baron and bassist Marc Johnson complete the roster. The band has retained all the tension and energy of its debut recording, the ranging and often free-improvised Cat ‘n’ Mouse, while pursuing an altogether more melodic and focused program.

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