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Gary Peacock Trio: Now This

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For 32 years, Gary Peacock has been the bassist in one of the great piano trios in the history of jazz. You might think that on the infrequent occasions when he leads his own projects, he would choose another format.

Think again. With Keith Jarrett, Peacock gets substantial solo space. But in his own trio he is down front, first among equals, empowered to play his own songs, free to choose his moments, to wander and explore. In the open creative process of Peacock’s trio, pianist Marc Copland and drummer Joey Baron are also free, to lead or follow or commingle.

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