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Ted Nash Quintet: Live at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (Plastic Sax)

Ted Nash is justly renowned for his sweeping, set-piece orchestrations. He came out of L.A., the son and nephew of musicians who played in big bands and on movie soundtracks, settled in as an ace arranger under Wynton Marsalis for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and has subsequently mounted big-band projects that have been … Read More “Ted Nash Quintet: Live at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (Plastic Sax)”

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Warren Wolf: Wolfgang

On the strength of his membership in ensembles led by Christian McBride and Aaron Diehl and his own auspicious Mack Avenue debut in 2011, Warren Wolf appears on a path to stardom as arguably the most exciting bop vibraphonist since Bobby Hutcherson. For Wolfgang, his followup collection on Mack Avenue, Wolf said he wanted to … Read More “Warren Wolf: Wolfgang”

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Warren Wolf: Warren Wolf

Warren Wolf loves melody, and he likes it spit-and-polish. It’s evident in the song choices for the Baltimorean vibraphonist’s debut. Whether originals or covers, the straight-ahead tunes are all well developed, occasionally even through-composed; no stretched-out blues riffs here. It’s equally evident in his solos, morsels of richness and logic that build upon the last … Read More “Warren Wolf: Warren Wolf”

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