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New Elvin Jones Live CD Due Next Week

As teased a month ago in this space, Half Note Records will release a live recording by the late drummer Elvin Jones on October 12.

The Truth: Heard Live at the Blue Note features the late legend in performance with his Jazz Machine band on September 11 and 12, 1999 at the famed New York club where Jones played annually for more than 20 years. On those nights the Jazz Machine consisted of saxophonist Antoine Roney, trombonist Robin Eubanks, trumpeter Darren Barrett pianist Carlos McKinney and bassist Gene Perla. Saxophonist Michael Brecker also appears on each of The Truth‘s seven tracks as a special guest.

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