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Michael “Patches” Stewart: Penetration

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Michael “Patches” Stewart is a trumpeter who without a doubt loved Miles Davis’ late ’80s output. The dark textures, looping rhythms, and lurking harmonies all point in the direction of Miles’ Tutu and Amandla albums. Having for Miles’ associates bassist Marcus Miller, guitarist Hiram Bullock, altoist Kenny Garrett, tenor saxophonist Bill Evans, and keyboardist Jim Beard among others on board doesn’t help distract the comparisons.

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