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Steven Kirby: Point of Balance

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In contrast to the seemingly typical Boston-based Berklee-produced guitarist with distinct bebop leanings, Kirby gravitates toward cultivating his own music, which at times utilizes alternative harmonies and explores textures and moods beyond the straightahead sphere.

Along for the journey on this project are bassist par excellence Harvey Swartz and a cast of capable East Coast players.

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