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Sal Mosca/Warne Marsh Quartet: Volume 1

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Counterpoint, the whorls and eddies produced by two musical streams in confluence, is to many the essence of the musical arts, informing and inspiring composition and performance from Bach to Babbit, from MJQ to NWA. Certainly it sits near the core of the legacy of Lennie Tristano, the blind bop pianist and theorist who broke ground for the cool movement with the swinging momentum of his linear improvisations.

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