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Walt Weiskopf: Fountain of Youth (Posi-Tone)

While it contains some ambitious original compositions, such as the odd-form and mixed-meter “Petal,” Fountain of Youth from tenor saxophonist Walt Weiskopf is still more or less a blowing session. Not in any pejorative sense—it sounds like he and some cohorts (vibraphonist Behn Gillece, pianist Peter Zak, bassist Mike Karn and drummer Steve Fidyk) got together … Read More “Walt Weiskopf: Fountain of Youth (Posi-Tone)”

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Walt Weiskopf: Open Road

If you love a top-notch tenor saxophonist playing at full throttle, Open Road will make you giddy. A stalwart veteran in his mid-50s, Walt Weiskopf does not have the notoriety his combustible talent deserves. He started as an adjunct, toiling in large ensembles for Buddy Rich and Toshiko Akiyoshi and playing behind Frank Sinatra and … Read More “Walt Weiskopf: Open Road”

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Doug Webb: Triple Play

Tenor saxophone junkies unite. Why aren’t more records made this way? Position three powerhouse tenors across a stereo system’s soundstage, left (Walt Weiskopf), center (Doug Webb), right (Joel Frahm). Hire a fearless organist (Brian Charette) and a tempestuous drummer (Rudy Royston). When all hell breaks loose, run for cover. Four of these players have significant … Read More “Doug Webb: Triple Play”

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