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Mick Rossi: One Block from Planet Earth

Recorded live at the Knitting Factory in 2002, this is the sort of sharp, manic session that a few years ago would have turned up on the the club’s label, where pianist Mick Rossi’s previous quintet recording, They Have a Word for Everything, found a home. That CD featured two of the same players from One Block From Planet Earth: reedist Andy Laster and drummer Charles Descarfino. Bassist Mark Dresser and trumpeter Russ Johnson may be new to this quintet, but they were no strangers to the old Knit scene.

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