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Artist’s Choice: Gary Peacock

Guitarist Rez Abbasi chooses 10 must-hear Gary Peacock tracks

Gary Peacock

On any given track featuring Gary Peacock, you can hear the bassist embody jazz’s spirit of freedom through melody, harmony, rhythm, texture and interplay. Improvising musicians are too often concerned with the end result, but Peacock is fully immersed in the moment, where he seems to trust his intuition as the guiding force. From there, whatever happens, happens-and that is jazz defined.

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