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Big Band

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Big Band

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Joe Henderson
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

Since he was publicly acknowledged as a tenor-sax colossus a few years ago, Joe Henderson has gained license to explore such ambitious projects as the long-awaited big-band recording Big Band. Just as he shines in the lean environs of a pianoless trio, he also boldly anchors a big-band sound, from the turf of his own think-piece standard ”Inner Urge” to a neatly rearranged version of Billy Strayhorn’s ”Chelsea Bridge.” A-

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