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Kenichi Tsunoda Big Band: For J.G.

The dedication by Tsunoda reveals his personal pantheon of jazz giants: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane and Japanese giant Toru Takemitsu. The highly disciplined band that Tsunoda has kept together since 1990 confronts them with a gusto and quest for perfection not heard since Supersax.

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