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Ian Shaw: The Abbey Road Sessions

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In the astute company of bassist Peter Ind, guitarist David Preston, drummer Gene Calderazzo, pianist Phil Ware, trumpeter Miguel Gorodi and saxophonist Zhenya Strigalev, Shaw sounds a little looser, a shade more adventurous. Excepting Drawn to All Things, Shaw’s 2006 exploration of the Joni Mitchell songbook, these Sessions mark the first time in a long time that he’s included no original compositions. Instead, he draws upon a widely eclectic landscape of covers.

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