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Showcase Buy Now. Buy Now. Featured Albums. Premium Steve Klenke trumpet. Posted by Ron Sweetman on Thursday, July 15, Posted by Ron Sweetman on Thursday, July 08, Unpretentious presentation style by leader. The concert featured exclusively his compositions. Outstanding drummer. Christy Doran, Stucky, Studer etc Christy Doran plays extremely competent guitar but lacks stage presence; this is more than compensated for by Erika Stucky, who effectively fronts the band as singer, compere and centre of visual [but not musical] attraction.
Dupont T Very skilled French bassist-leader, so lots of long introductions and long solos on a modernistic bass which could have been designed by Henry Moore. Tasty alto player also solos. SATURDAY JUNE 26 Al Henderson Septet Canadian bassist, composer, bandleader Al Henderson is one of a generation of well-educated musicians who have chosen the path of using composition as a structure within which individual improvisation can take place, as opposed to a much more freely-improvised approach.
This septet illustrated this trend and exemplified the increasing use of cellos in these contemporary ensembles. Eric Boeren Quartet Four of the most skillful and inspired musicians in the international free-jazz fraternity.
The quartet stays true to its Ornette Coleman Quartet source of inspiration, but has smoothed off some of the rougher and more dissonant aspects of the original. Bettye LaVette A legendary soul singer still at the top of her game. Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra An eighteen-piece orchestra which is not only large numerically but is bursting with talent.
The repertoire was redolent of the early days of jazz, for which Anat demonstrated great affinity. Min Rager Quintet With this quintet we moved forward in jazz history to the bebop period, with strong solos from trumpeter Kevin Dean and alto saxophonist Donny Kennedy.
Rager has plenty of technique but has yet to establish a personal voice in her soloing. A very relaxed approach and some humourous musical, physical and verbal interplay between pianist and drummer, but a lack of solid content which meant that I left the concert with an unsatisfied feeling.
His guitar, the organist and drummer were all convincing. I was not disappointed and nor was the enthusiastic crowd. They are all strong soloists, with the technical brilliance of trumpeter Peter Evans particularly outstanding. Four saxes, two trumpets, two trombones, two drummers and one pianist placed in a semi-circle for one 75 minute improvisation; everyone playing continuously, developing patterns, harmonizing with their nearest neighbours, and then stretching out to support whoever had decided that it was their moment to step forward to the microphone to solo.
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