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Jared Gold: Reemergence (Strikezone)

Organist Jared Gold, guitarist Dave Stryker, and drummer Billy Hart, augmented by trumpeter Jeremy Pelt on three tracks, prove there’s still some life in the venerable B-3 jazz combo. The opening title track sets the tone: Gold is his usual deep-grooved self; Pelt summons a blunt-edged aggressiveness that somewhat belies his well-known Milesian proclivities; Stryker, … Read More “Jared Gold: Reemergence (Strikezone)”

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Jared Gold: JG3+3

Since Jimmy Smith emerged in the ’50s, the organ has been the most overtly erotic jazz instrument. Nothing can get people shaking their asses like a Hammond B-3. Jared Gold understands this cultural history. He teases out Cannonball Adderley’s “Sermonette” with insinuating carnality. Brother Jack McDuff and Jimmy McGriff would approve of this groove. Gold … Read More “Jared Gold: JG3+3”

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Jared Gold: Intuition

Most organ players are interested in the Hammond B3 as a rhythm instrument. They love the way it can power a groove. Jared Gold is different. Perhaps someone forgot to tell him that the B3’s mechanical wheezings and gooey slaverings and grating stridencies do not lend themselves to personal aesthetic expression and nuance. Or perhaps … Read More “Jared Gold: Intuition”

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Jared Gold: Golden Child

In a post-Joey DeFrancesco/Larry Goldings world, Jared Gold is on the short list of organ players to call to instantly elevate any session. On his fifth outing as a leader, he joins guitarist Ed Cherry and drummer Quincy Davis for a varied program that ranges from a cover of the gospel-tinged Sam Cooke anthem “A … Read More “Jared Gold: Golden Child”

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Jared Gold: All Wrapped Up

Hammond B3 organ master Jared Gold wastes no time building a head of steam, launching All Wrapped Up with “My Sentiments Exactly,” one of the more driving tracks on his latest CD. Like the other tunes on this entertaining disc, it gives each player plenty of blowing room. It’s a robust reminder of a time … Read More “Jared Gold: All Wrapped Up”

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Jared Gold: Supersonic

The ubiquitous NYC organist Jared Gold steps out as a leader and gets funky with guitarist Ed Cherry and drummer McClenty Hunter on this super-charged groove project. Highlights include a revved-up rendition of “Welcome Back” (theme song for the ’70s TV show Welcome Back, Kotter, rendered here as a James Brown-inspired throwdown), a soulful “Can’t … Read More “Jared Gold: Supersonic”

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