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Ken Schaphorst Big Band: How to Say Goodbye (JCA)

The 10 original tunes on composer Ken Schaphorst’s sixth big-band release, How to Say Goodbye, largely follow a consistent framework: Spacious opening passages segue through solo features into busier, densely packed climactic statements. In lesser hands, such uniform structure could become monotonous after just a few tracks, but Schaphorst’s melodic variety keeps it fresh, as … Read More “Ken Schaphorst Big Band: How to Say Goodbye (JCA)”

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