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Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation: Romance, Swing and the Blues

Marcus Roberts went large with his latest. Financing the project with a Kickstarter campaign, the pianist-composer maintained his loyal trio of bassist Rodney Jordan and drummer Jason Marsalis, called upon tenor saxophonist Stephen Riley, an early cohort, then expanded the ensemble threefold, bringing in eight more horn players to flesh out his ideas. The setup, … Read More “Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation: Romance, Swing and the Blues”

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