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Tineke Postma/Greg Osby: Sonic Halo

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Everyone who reads this magazine has friends who hate jazz. To them it sounds discordant, cacophonous, nervous and willfully abstract. Don’t play them this record.

Not that it will sound that way to experienced, committed jazz listeners. They will hear the expertise with which Greg Osby and Tineke Postma play saxophone. They will, especially, hear the absence of cliché in this music. The jazz cultural aesthetic values freshness above almost everything.

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