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Behn Gillece: Walk of Fire (Posi-Tone)

Vibraphonist Behn Gillece thrives on the camaraderie of modern hard-bop. He came to prominence co-leading various ensembles with tenor saxophonist Ken Fowler, frequently changing rhythm sections on their four discs together for Posi-Tone. Walk of Fire is Gillece’s third for the label as the sole leader since then. It might just be the best of … Read More “Behn Gillece: Walk of Fire (Posi-Tone)”

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Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece: Duotone

Tight harmonies on the frontline between co-leaders Ken Fowser on tenor sax and Behn Gillece on vibraphone set the tone for this solid offering. Backed by the reliably swinging rhythm section of pianist Donald Vega, bassist David Wong and drummer Willie Jones III, Fowser and Gillece exhibit their straight-ahead chemistry on urgent swingers like “Overcooked” … Read More “Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece: Duotone”

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