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Taylor Eigsti : Let It Come to You

Taylor Eigsti is only 23 but has already recorded six albums. Let It Come to You is his second for Concord. The first, Lucky to Be Me, received two Grammy nominations. Eigsti has lethal chops, apparent from the first track here. Cole Porter’s “I Love You,” in four minutes, presents extravagant decoration in all tempos, from slow to manic.

Let It Come to You is a very mixed bag. The 11 tunes employ seven different personnel configurations. There are two piano trios, two quartets with either tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman or guitarist Julian Lage, duos with Lage or Colombian harpist Edmar Castaneda, and a septet. Such an approach precludes a unified album statement and results in a sampler.

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