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Dave Glenn: National Pastime

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Trombonist Glenn was inspired by baseball to write and arrange eight tunes for a sextet with the most typical Jazz Messengers’ instrumentation of trumpet, tenor, trombone, piano, bass and drums. All of the titles of the tunes (for example, “Lost in the Sun” and “Bottom of the Ninth”) relate to baseball. The tunes are pleasant and well executed and performed in a slightly more contemporary style than that of; for example, the Messengers in the Wayne Shorter days.

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