By Tony Scherman
Updated February 10, 1995 at 05:00 AM EST
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Carry the Day

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Composer/alto saxophonist Threadgill wants to surprise you, to activate synapses you’ve never used. His ugly/beautiful music is the most persuasive alternative to today’s neo-conservative jazz mainstream. Who else could toss together two tubas, an accordion, Venezuelan hand-drums, a French horn, and an electric guitar with enchanting results? Is Carry the Day (Columbia) jazz? Who cares? A

Carry the Day

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