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Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now

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Canadian pianist Rosnes occasionally recalls Lennie Tristano, although she plays in a less complex, more fluid manner. Her sense of linear development is finely tuned, and she has a vigorous sense of rhythm. In fact, energetic playing characterizes most of this date with tenor and soprano saxophonist Chris Potter, bassist Christian McBride and drummer Jack DeJohnette. The album reinforces the belief that Rosnes, Potter and McBride are at or near the top of the New Star talent pool today.

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