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Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: Intents and Purposes

The conceit behind Intents and Purposes is a nifty one: seminal fusion tunes, rendered in the gentler textures of acoustic guitar (Rez Abbasi), vibraphone (Bill Ware), bass (Stephan Crump) and drums (Eric McPherson). Abbasi’s Acoustic Quartet makes its point handily in one track: Return to Forever’s “Medieval Overture,” one of the era’s most obnoxious recordings. … Read More “Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: Intents and Purposes”

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