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John Abercrombie Live

Review of performance at L’Astral in Montreal on October 1, 2010

Joey Baron

John Abercrombie humbly admitted he was under the weather. “I’m always under the weather when I’m on the road,” he told the full house at his Show at L’Astral on Friday, Oct. 1. It reminded me why I love jazz and jazz musicians so much. It seems the greater the talent, the greater the humility.

He had sheet music with him and got a little lost on one of the first tunes they played. “How embarrassing,” he said. “But if you can’t get lost in your own tune, whose tune can you get lost in?”

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