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Myanna: One Never Knows

Multisaxophonist Myanna dedicated her latest album to Illinois Jacquet and includes an original ballad named for him. But it’s the final cut, “Road Rhythm,” a riff tune based on “I Got Rhythm” changes, that truly evokes the spirit of the late tenor-saxophone great. On that track, Myanna’s full, earthy sound and booting swing over jump-band accompaniment clearly reflect the venerable stomping tenor tradition Jacquet helped pioneer.

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